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US says lost contact with F-16 fighter jet over Adriatic

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Mon, 28 Jan 2013 21:36 GMT
Author: Reuters
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WASHINGTON, Jan 28 (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force said on Monday it lost contact with an Italy-based F-16 fighter jet during a training mission over the Adriatic Sea and that the pilot's condition was unknown.

"Search efforts are underway," it said in a statement. (Reporting by Phil Stewart)

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