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669 Rescues Downed F-16 Pilots (Video)

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The Air Force has released video of its 669 search and rescue unit that brought to safety the pilot and navigator of an F-16i training jet whose engines stopped in mid-air Sunday, forcing the two-man team to eject themselves and parachute into the sea as the jet broke up in mid-air.

They had managed to send out a distress call before ejecting from the plane and waited for approximately one hour in the sea until the rescue team brought them out of danger.

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3 Responses to “669 Rescues Downed F-16 Pilots (Video)”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Minor correction..an F-16 has only one engine.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Minor correction..an F-16 has only one engine.

  3. Lloyd Bergner says:

    Good job

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