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Eglin F-35 crash resulted from tired, distracted pilot and unresponsive tail glitch, investigators find

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An investigation has concluded that the May 19 crash of an F-35A Lightning II at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida was caused by the pilot trying to land at an excessive speed, and a previously unknown flight control logic glitch that left its tail unresponsive. The report, which the Air Force posted online Sept. […]