Another plane was destroyed in Libya.


In Italy, crashed during landing F-16 fighters who participated in military operations in Libya.

The incident occurred this morning at the Sigonella air base, which is located 600 kilometers from the Libyan capital Tripoli. The pilot managed to eject, the moment he is medical care. The airbase is temporarily zakryta.Chto exactly caused the incident are not yet known. Also did not specify how badly damaged the aircraft itself. In late March, another NATO fighter aircraft F-15 due to technical fault crashed in the vicinity of Benghazi. Then the pilot of the plane and was injured.

NATO-led international coalition air operations in the skies over Libya. Bombardment began after a UNSC resolution, decided to take all necessary measures to protect the civilian population of Libya from the troops of the country’s leader Muammar Gaddafi.

The most massive American-made fighter F-16 is not built for the U.S. Air Force. However, successfully produced for export. Thanks to its versatility and relatively low cost of the F-16 are a success in the international market and is in service with 24 countries. Crashed to the Sicilian airbase Sigonella Air Force fighter jet owned by United Arab Emirates.

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  1. Why in English?

  2. why not?

    • ulag
    • April 28th, 2011
  3. which one? 🙂
    thank you for article.

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