Latest "aviation mishap" stories
Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is investigating the mishap that destroyed the advanced fighter jet on Wednesday.
The pilot of the Fighting Falcon safely ejected and was taken to Fort Polk, according to the Louisiana State Police.
An F-22 pilot was treated for minor injuries and released from a nearby hospital after landing nose-down on the runway during an "in-flight emergency" in Florida on Monday.
1st Lt. David Schmitz "loved his family. He loved his country. And he loved to fly,” the commander of Shaw's 20th Fighter Wing said this summer.