Israel grounds flagship US fighter jets

RT, 25 Dec, 2022
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The planes appear to have similar deficiencies to the one that crashed in Texas last week.

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has decided to ground 11 of its F-35A fighter jets on Sunday, following an incident in Texas last week that saw a US Air Force F-35B Lightning II crash during an attempted landing.

“From the findings and the information transmitted, it was found that these planes require a dedicated inspection in order to rule out the possibility of a repeated malfunction in the Israeli system,” an IDF spokesperson told the media.

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