F-15 Fighter Jet News
ABC's Martha Raddatz Gets a First-Hand Look at an F-15 Training Mission
With Cold War tensions reigniting, ABC's Martha Raddatz flies in an F-15 training mission along the Russian border.
ABC News' Martha Raddatz Flies Along the Russian Border With US Air Force
ABC News’ Martha Raddatz gets a backseat ride in a U.S. Air Force F-15 as the Americans practice war games with European partners along the Russian border. The air-to-air combat training missions are a counterpoint to Russia’s military buildup in the Baltic region. The F15’s mission is to simulate
US Warplanes Destroy 116 ISIS Fuel Trucks in Syria
U.S. aircraft have destroyed 116 fuel trucks used by ISIS to generate income for its operations, which is part of an expansion of the U.S.-led coalition's targeting of ISIS' oil-smuggling operations. The airstrikes today in Syria and broadening of targets involved in ISIS' oil-smuggling operations
Russian Bombers Fly Near U.S. on July 4th
As Americans were celebrating the Fourth of July holiday, four Russian long-range bomber aircraft flew close enough to the US shores that they were intercepted by military fighter jets. The first set of two bombers flew near Alaska and just 30 minutes later a separate set flew far off the west
Fighter Jet Escorts Air France Plane After Bomb Threat
An anonymous bomb threat was called into Maryland state police three hours into the flight headed to JFK Airport.
Fighter Jets Scramble Following at Least 6 Reports of Threats to Passenger Planes, Officials Say
At least six flights were impacted by threats at airports in New York, New Jersey and Boston today, according to airlines and law enforcement. JFK Airport: An Air France plane was escorted to JFK Airport in New York City this morning after an anonymous threat was made against the flight, law
Passed Out Pilot Twice Asked to Descend to Lower Altitude
The pilot of a small plane twice sought permission to fly at a lower altitude before he slumped over the controls, apparently unconscious as the plane flew for more than four hours before crashing into the sea off the coast of Jamaica. But when asked by air traffic controllers if he wanted to
Mother Pleads With ISIS for Son's Release; Monster Waves Hit California Coast
As a mother issues an emotional plea for ISIS to release her son, a F-15 fighter jet crashes in Virginia, and Chicago celebrates U.S. champions Jackie Robinson West.
Russian Bombers Buzz California
Two long-range Russian bombers flew within 50 miles of the northern California coast Monday, but stayed out of U.S. airspace, a defense official said today. The incident began much further north when four Russian Tu-95 Bear bomber planes and a refueling tanker enter the outer...
Biden: Second Amendment Does Not Allow Tank Ownership
Amid a national debate on gun control Vice President Biden is viewed as the Democratic party’s point-man on strengthening the limits of firearm ownership. But in an online town-hall discussion today, Biden was flooded with inquiries from those less inclined to agree with his party’s...