F-15 Pilot Released from the hospital
/ Published March 04, 2008
November 3, 2007 -- Nov. 3, 2007
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131st Fighter Wing Public Affairs
Capt Bridget Zorn, (314) 527-6321
Missouri ANG F-15 Pilot released from hospital today
A pilot who ejected from an F-15 aircraft in Dent County, Mo was released from Barnes Jewish hospital today.
The pilot suffered a dislocated shoulder, broken arm, and minor cuts and bruises after ejecting from a plane yesterday morning before it crashed in Boss, Mo.
The pilot is assigned to the 131st Fighter Wing, a Missouri Air National Guard unit located in St. Louis.
At the time of the incident, four F-15 Eagle fighter aircraft were performing basic training maneuvers in military operating airspace. The other three jets returned to St. Louis without incident.
This accident is currently under investigation.