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British F-35 crashes into sea after failing to take off

Telegraph, 30 Nov 2021
An F-35 that crashed into the Mediterranean never managed to take off, footage has revealed.

The leaked video shows the £100 million fighter jet accelerating up the ramp of HMS Queen Elizabeth’s flight deck, only for the pilot to eject as it reaches the top.

Even though the jet went straight into the water from the ship, authorities have not yet been able to locate the aircraft because it would have travelled through the water for some distance.

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