U.S. fighter jet crashes off S. Korea's western coast

(Xinhua) 13:31, January 31, 2024

SEOUL, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- A U.S. fighter jet crashed in waters off South Korea's western coast, Yonhap news agency said Wednesday.

The F-16 fighter of the U.S. Forces Korea crashed in waters near Jikdo island in Gunsan, about 180 km south of the capital Seoul, at around 8:40 a.m. local time (2340 GMT Tuesday).

No casualty was reported as the pilot was reportedly rescued safe.

(Web editor: Zhang Kaiwei, Liang Jun)


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