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Title: South Carolina: F-35 Crashes, Vanishes Into the Ether
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Published: Sep 18, 2023
Author: Andrew Anglin
Post Date: 2023-09-18 10:11:39 by Ada
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Comments: 26

The most advanced vehicle ever created by humankind.

Serious country, by the way.

Greatest military ever, run by very adult-like individuals.


Military officials are working in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration after an F-35 went missing following a “mishap” near North Charleston on Sunday, September 17.

“Based on the jet’s last-known position and in coordination with the FAA, we are focusing our attention north of JB Charleston, around Lake Moultrie and Lake Marion,” Joint Base Charleston said via X, formerly known as Twitter.

According to Joint Base Charleston, the aircraft is a F-35B Lighting II jet from Marine Attack Training Squadron (VMFAT). It was stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. Both bases are working together to locate the aircraft.

The pilot ejected safely and was transported to a local medical center in stable condition, according to Joint Base Charleston.

I guess I can understand that jets crash sometimes. Particularly pieces of shit like the F-35.

But how do you lose the plane? Like, did it go into a portal?

Did it disappear… into the mystic?

Isn’t there like… a tracking device on the aircraft?

But it is a stealth jet so… you know, maybe it really proves that this feature is very good?

I haven’t seen statistics, but these events seem to be happening more and more often. I assume part of that is simply that they are doing more training as they prepare to escalate wars all over the world. But it seems to be somewhat out of control.

Again: how do you lose it?

To be fair – I always try to be fair – the Russians crashed an SU-24 during a training mission last week. So, you know – it happens.

But ahhh…. it’s not exactly the same thing.

You know:

The SU-24 is a plane designed in the 1960s that ceased production in 1993. The F-35 is an $80 million beast that was supposed to be the most sophisticated aircraft ever built.

Possibly the most notable difference, however: the Russians crashed a jet, but they knew where it was. It didn’t disappear into worm hole.

Anyway, at least Lockheed Martin is succeeding in what really matters.

A lot of companies talk about diversity being our greatest strength, but Lockheed makes it into action. That’s why they’re so successful and building planes.

They’re the number two company in America for female engineers (totally unrelated to the problems with the F-35, by the way – it’s pure sexist hatred to suggest there is any relationship there).

And also, 10% of their leadership staff are in wheelchairs!

Wait, wtf?

How is that possible?

Anyway, I think if we can get that “leaders in wheelchairs” number up to 60-70%, these planes will stop crashing.

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#3. To: Ada (#0)

The US military reportedly never found one of the four thermonuclear bombs from the B-52 they crashed in Greenland in 1968. But hey, uranium-238 has a half-life of only 4.5 billion years, so after a while everything will be all right.

StraitGate  posted on  2023-09-18   10:51:21 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  

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Might present a leakage problem if they found it.

Ada  posted on  2023-09-18 10:57:42 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  

#5. To: StraitGate (#3) (Edited)

The US military reportedly never found one of the four thermonuclear bombs from the B-52 they crashed in Greenland in 1968.

I think there's been a few other Broken Arrow events that were never recovered too.

Broken Arrows: Nuclear Weapons Accidents
Since 1950, there have been 32 nuclear weapon accidents, known as "Broken Arrows." A Broken Arrow is defined as an unexpected event involving nuclear weapons that result in the accidental launching, firing, detonating, theft, or loss of the weapon. To date, six nuclear weapons have been lost and never recovered.

I didn't know it was SIX.

FARO, Wayne County — United States military leaders have admitted to losing six nuclear weapons since 1950. Unsealed documents show one is in the Mediterranean Sea, two are in the Pacific Ocean, two in the Atlantic Ocean and one is in Eastern North Carolina.

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