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The Aero Experience is a celebration of Midwest aviation and aerospace achievement. We invite you to join us as we explore the treasures of Midwest aviation through first-hand experiences. Our contributors take turns flying lead, and we are always looking for new destinations. Check in with The Aero Experience frequently to see where we will land today, and then go out and have your own aero experiences!

Blue skies,

Carmelo Turdo, Mark Nankivil and Fred Harl - The Aero Experience Team

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Elmendorf AFB F-22 Raptor Crashes During Training Flight - Wreckage Found

(USAF Photo)

A U.S.Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter from the 3rd Fighter Wing, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska  lost contact with air traffic control at 7:40 p.m. local time while on a routine training mission Nov. 16 according to the Air Force.  Wreckage was found near Denali National Park, and pilot, Captain Jeffrey Haney, appears to have perished.

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