US fighter jet crashes at Bahrain International Airport

US fighter jet crashes at Bahrain International Airport
Published: 12 August 2017 - 1:43 p.m.
By: Shayan Shakeel

A US fighter jet crash landed early this morning while attempting to land at Bahrain International Airport.

 

The F-18 jet had flown off from an ait craft carrier in the Arabian Gulf, according to a report by the Associated Press, before malfunctions forced it to attempt a landing in Manama.

 

The crash has affected flights from Bahrain into Saudi Arabia and airport authorities have requested passengers to check with the airport concerning delays.

 

 

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