Seven sailors injured in failed F-35 landing on US Navy aircraft carrier

Seven sailors were injured as a result of an unsuccessful landing of an F-35 fighter jet on the deck of a US Navy aircraft carrier, TASS reports. > Истoчник The incident occurred during a planned operation of the Carl Vinson aircraft carrier in the South China Sea January 24. According to the press service of the US Pacific Fleet, seven sailors were injured as a result of the incident. Three of them were taken to a hospital in the Philippines. Doctors assess his condition as stable. According to the agency, the fighter pilot ejected safely. Earlier, US Air Force Lieutenant General Eric Fick said at a congressional hearing that dozens of American F-35 fighters are in a non-flying state due to failed engines.