F-22 Raptor sustains $1.8M damage while landing at Pearl Harbor

Published: Dec. 7, 2012 at 7:27 PM HST|Updated: Dec. 7, 2012 at 7:32 PM HST
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File photo of F-22 Raptor
File photo of F-22 Raptor

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (HawaiiNewsNow) - An F-22 Raptor was damaged while landing during memorial services Friday for the 71st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

The fighter jet, belonging to the 199th and 19th Fighters Squadrons, was damaged on both horizontal stabilizers, according to a release from the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

The pilot was not hurt. The cause is under investigation.

Officials estimate the cost for repairs is $1.8 million.  According to the Air Force, each F-22 costs $143 million to manufacture.

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