A U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle fighter jet taxis before taking off from the NATO airbase in Aviano
A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle fighter jet taxis before taking off from the NATO airbase in Aviano March 21, 2011. A U.S. warplane has crashed in a Libyan field after an apparent mechanical failure and its pilot has been rescued by rebels, Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper reported on its website on Tuesday. The plane is an F-15E Eagle, the Telegraph added in a report from a correspondent on the ground in Libya. Picture taken on March 21, 2011.
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