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Switzerland To Shrink F-5 Tiger Fleet Due To Cracks
April 16, 2015
LONDON – Fatigue cracks discovered in the airframes of several Swiss air force Northrop F-5 Tigers have forced the Swiss defense ministry to retire 10 aircraft. Of the 36 F-5 Tigers regularly flown by the air arm, inspections have found 16 aircraft to be affected by cracks in the airframe, officials...
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