Published May 03, 2012
| Associated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The U.S. Air Force says one of its F-15E fighter jets has crashed on a routine training mission in the Middle East. Both crew members ejected safely.
The Air Force says the crash happened late Thursday morning in southwest Asia, a broad term that includes the Persian Gulf region.
It says rescuers made their way to the scene of the crash, and the cause of the accident is being investigated.
Air Force officials could not immediately be reached for further comment.