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Air Force Investigating F-22 Crash

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YAHOO.COM - The Air Force is investigating the cause of an F-22 Raptor crash near an air base in Florida, but an official with the service told ABC News it was likely not related to mysterious and potentially deadly oxygen problems that plagued the $420 million-a-pop war planes for years - problems the Air Force believes it has already solved.

The Air Force announced Thursday afternoon that an F-22 pilot had managed to bail out of his $420 million fighter jet before the crash near Tyndall Air Force Base. The Air Force official told ABC News the pilot is in "good shape" and has been speaking with investigators about the crash.

"Initial indications are, from talking to the pilot and from analyzing initial evidence… [that] it doesn't look like it was related to any physiological problems," the official said. click here to read more

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