US warplane crash-lands in Libya following Mechanical Failure
A U.S. F-15 Eagle warplane has crashed in a Libyan field, the BBC reported, citing a U.S. military spokesman. One crew member has been rescued and there are efforts to recover another, according to the report. The news comes as allied air strikes against the regime of Col. Moammar Gadhafi continued.
A US warplane has crash-landed in Libya, a US military spokesman says.
The spokesman, Kenneth Fiddler, told the BBC there was no indication that the F-15 Eagle was brought down by hostile fire.
He said one crew member had been recovered safely. An operation is under way to recover another.
It is not clear where the plane went down. The development follows a third night of allied air strikes against Cola Gaddafi's forces.