Two US F-18 jets crash in Persian Gulf
Mon, 07 Jan 2008 23:08:40
The Pentagon has confirmed two F-18 fighter jet planes from the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman’ crashed in the Persian Gulf.
A Pentagon official said Monday all the crew members of the planes are in good condition.
“One was a two-seater, one was a one-seater. Every is fine, there were no injuries to the personnel,” said the official.
The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, added that there are ‘no connections whatsoever’ between the crash and an incident Sunday in which the US officials alleged Iranian boats ‘harassed’ three US navy warships.