An AV-8B Harrier II belonging to the United States Marine Corps reportedly crashed on Tuesday while flying training missions in Africa.
The pilot of the aircraft, who was participating in a training exercise in Djibouti at the time, reportedly managed to escape and was transported to a US Military facility, where he is reported to be in “stable condition.”
According to Fox News, roughly 4,000 Americans are deployed to the East African Nation.
The AV8B Harrier II has been in USMC service since January of 1985 and was one of the starring aircraft in the Persian Gulf War.
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