Authorities searching for missing F-35 plane after Marine pilot ejected during flight over Charleston
- Pilot parachuted to safety during flight over South Carolina
- This is a developing story
Marine Corps investigators have launched an inquiry after one of their pilots ejected from an F-35 fighter aircraft over South Carolina on Sunday afternoon.
A spokesman for Joint Base Charleston said the pilot was in a Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort F-35 when the incident occurred.
He was found safe shortly afterwards after parachuting into South Kenwood Drive in North Charleston.
His wingman, in an accompanying aircraft, safely landed at Joint Base Charleston.
Officials are working to locate the F-35.
Thw pilot was flying a Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort F-35
This is a developing story.