US fighter pilot ejects on emergency landing at Bahrain
A US military aircraft made an emergency landing at Bahrain International Airport on Saturday and its pilot ejected on the runway after an engine malfunction, a navy spokesman said. The F/A 18E fighter “experienced an engine malfunction and attempted to divert to Sheik(h) Isa Air Base, Bahrain”, said Commander William Urban of the US Navy’s Fifth Fleet, which is based in Bahrain.
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