Search continues for F-22 fighter jet, Air Force says

November 16, 2010 

A spokeswoman for Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson says the search is continuing today for an overdue F-22 fighter jet based at the military facility near Anchorage.

Spokeswoman Corinna Jones said Wednesday that the jet was on a training mission and lost contact with air traffic control at 7:40 p.m. Tuesday Alaska time. The plane carries one pilot.

Jones said the aircraft is assigned to Elmendorf's 3rd Wing.

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