Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Crashed F-15E Strike Eagle identified by news media coverage
A man points to the tail number on the F-15E that crashed near Benghazi. (Photo: Reuters)
By Joachim Jacob
The crashed Strike Eagle has been identified by tail code inscriptions as F-15E 91-0304 from the 492nd Fighter Squadron, 48th Fighter Wing, RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom.
This picture taken early evening on March 21, 2011 shows F-15E 91-0304 which crashed in Libya as it prepares to take off for its mission from Aviano AB in Italy. (Photo: AFP/GETTY)
Note: I'm very happy that the crew is save.