US Harrier jet crashes in East Africa

US Harrier jet crashes in East Africa
Posted at 12:20 PM, Apr 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-03 12:20:49-04

A United State Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II jet crashed in Djibouti, in East Africa, on Tuesday, according to two defense officials.

The pilot was able to eject and is currently being medically evaluated the officials added. The extent of the pilot's injuries are currently unknown.

The United States has a large military presence in Djibouti based at Camp Lemonnier.