Washington (October 12, 2018): America has grounded all of its well equipped F-35 fight jets, after an air crash in South Carolina last month.
Stealth technology adorned F-35 fighter jet of US army crashed near South Carmy crashed $100 millions. After this incident, a question raised in official report that, whether this defaulted jet was able to flew or not.
F-35 , was one of the biggest and expensive fighting jet programs in the world.
F-35 Joint program office said in a statement that, US ands its Allies stopped operational activities of jets till the testing of its tube tanks.In a statement, the F-35 Joint Program Office said the US and its international partners had suspended flight operations while a fleet-wide inspection of fuel tubes was conducted.
“If suspect fuel tubes are installed, the part will be removed and replaced. If known good fuel tubes are already installed, then those aircraft will be returned to flight status.
“Inspections are expected to be completed within the next 24 to 48 hours.”
The aircraft, which uses stealth technology to reduce its visibility to radar, comes in three variants.