Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Search-and-rescue crews have recovered what they believe to be the wreckage of a U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter jet in the Adriatic Sea, according to the Associated Press.
The pilot is still missing.
Maj. Erick Saks, chief of public affairs for the 31st Fighter Wing, told Stars and Stripes:
“We are still considering it a search-and-rescue operation. We are still hopeful.”
The Air Force has not yet identified the missing pilot.