US fighter jet crashes off S Korea’s western coast

Seoul, Jan 31 (UNI) A U.S. fighter jet crashed in waters off South Korea’s western coast, Yonhap news agency said on Wednesday.

The F-16 fighter of the U.S. Forces Korea crashed in waters near Jikdo island in Gunsan, about 180 km south of the capital Seoul, at around 8:40 a.m. local time (2340 GMT Tuesday).

No casualty was reported as the pilot was reportedly rescued safe.

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