Shards of South American fighter fifth generation F-22 found, according to the website of the U.S. Air Force airbase Elmendorf-Richardson (Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson), which was attributed to the plane.
As previously reported, the link with the aircraft was lost on Tuesday at 19.40 local time (7.40 MSK) during the execution of ordinary fighter training flight.
Last search for the pilot. At the current time the search team to comb the area about 100 miles north of the town of Anchorage (Alaska pcs.)
The U.S. Air Force has not lost hope that the military pilot survived. Pilots undergo special training to learn how to survive in the cold, in the forest, the mountains and sparsely populated areas. The required minimum in such circumstances medicines, food and items included in the kit, which bailout is in the chair.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with the family missing pilot, and we thank all Alaskans for all the support and help they have given to rescuers in the search for the pilot. Look for it — our first priority, "- said the commander of the Third Air Wing United States Air Force air base Elmendorf-Richardson, Colonel Jack Mc Mullen (Jack McMullen).
Pilot's name was not disclosed until it is completely clarified his position.