Coast Guard responds to missing U.S. military aircraft in Gulf of Florida

Reuters News
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Posted: Nov 06, 2014 4:30 PM

MIAMI (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard was searching on Thursday for a F-16 fighter jet missing from Tyndall Air Force in northwest Florida, officials said.

The aircraft with one passenger was over the Gulf of Mexico, about 57 miles south of Panama City when contact was lost, the Coast Guard said.

(Reporting By David Adams)