F-35 Weekly Update: 19th June 2014
The Pentagon, already seeking to keep F-35 Joint Strike Fighter costs from soaring sky high, has now put the entire fleet on the ground.
The Department of Defense grounded all F-35's over the weekend, The Wall Street Journal reported, concerned over an engine oil leak that cut short a F-35 JSF flight on June 10. During that flight, the pilot declared an in-flight emergency upon learning of an engine oil problem and returned safely to Arizona's Marine Corps Air Station Yuma.
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