An Air Force F-22 assigned to the 3rd Wing at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, lost contact with air traffic control at 7:40 p.m. Alaska time today while on a routine training mission.
Search currently underway . . .
Only update so far; aircraft was a F-22A (One pilot), no distress calls were heard, aircraft dropped off radar 90 miles NE of Elmendorf Air Force Base.
Weather conditions reported as ‘fair’, and mission described as a training flight.