BAGHDAD, Iraq – The U.S. military said Tuesday it had lost contact with two jets flying in support of operations in Iraq.
The status of the two U.S. Marine F/A-18 Hornet aircraft and their crew was not immediately known, the military said in a statement.
Contact was lost at 10:10 p.m. Monday, the statement said. There were no initial indications of hostile fire in the area at the time.
Search efforts were underway, the military said. No further information was released.