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...enforcement officials are continuing to pursue a suspect after recent bomb threats targeted two jets bound for Atlanta, prompting F-16 fighter jets to escort the planes, an FBI agent said Sunday."We certainly take these types of threats seriously and...

No bombs found on planes in Atlanta after threat

...Schlachter, a spokesman for the North American Aerospace Defense Command. After being alerted, military officials sent two F-16 fighter jets from a base in South Carolina to escort the commercial aircraft to Atlanta.Upon landing, the Southwest Airlines...

Search expands for AirAsia jet lost in stormy weather 24 hours ago with 162 people aboard

...appointed him as our neighborhood chief for the last two years," said Bagianto Djoyonegoro, a friend and neighbor.Many recalled him as an experienced Air Force pilot who flew F-16 fighter jets before becoming a commercial airline pilot.

Plane was really F-16, not F-14

...said to be an F-14 from the U.S. Navy. If you would check you will find that the plane shown was a U.S. Air Force F-16 Falcon -- not the F-14 Tomcat. I just wanted to let you know. C. Powell, Augusta (Editor's note: You are correct...

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F-16 pilot missing after collision over Atlantic

...Debris and an oil slick were spotted in the Atlantic off the South Carolina coast as the search expanded Friday for an F-16 fighter pilot whose jet collided with another during night training exercises. "We did have a report of an oil sheen which...

F-16 fires on Patriot missile battery in friendly fire incident

...SAYLIYAH, Qatar -- In a friendly fire incident, an American F-16 fired on a U.S. Patriot missile battery in Iraq after...Mark Kitchens, a U.S. Central Command spokesman. The F-16 fired an AGM-88 high-speed anti-radiation missile at...

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A look at the U.S. airstrike arsenal

...large arsenal from which to choose. F-16 Fighting Falcons and F-15 Eagles...deployed to the Persian Gulf region. The F-16, a single-engine fighter with one...crew of one or two. Larger than the F-16, the F-15 can cruise at more than...

Fighter jet fleeing Bertha crashes, killing one

...PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - An Air Force F-16 fighter plane being flown from South...scattering everywhere," she said. The F-16's single engine failed about 20 miles...something had happened," she said. The F-16 was one of 50 planes from the 20th Fighter...

Jet joins lineup for Skyfest

...that an F-15 will replace a planned F-16 tactical demonstration now off the bill...necessary after a fatal crash of an F-16 during a March 19 air show in Kingsville, Texas. News about the downed F-16, part of an Air Force demonstration...

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...AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. --- More than 300 airmen from an F-16 fighter squadron were scheduled to return to a South Carolina...on Monday.The 77th left in January. The members of the F-16 squadron flew close air support missions for the Army, Navy...