A Marine Corps F-35 fighter jet crashed in Imperial County, California, after clipping the wing of a Marine KC-130 refueling tanker during a mid-air refueling, according to a Marine Corps statement.

美国海军陆战队的一份声明称,一架海军陆战队F-35战斗机在空中加油时撞到了一架KC-130加油机的机翼,随后在加州因皮里尔县坠毁。

The F-35 pilot was able to eject safely and the KC-130 was able to carry out a safe emergency landing. The pilot is now being treated for his injuries.

F-35的飞行员最终安全弹射,而KC-130得以安全的紧急着陆。这名飞行员目前正在接受治疗。

"At approximately 1600 (4 p.m. Pacific time) it was reported that an F-35B made contact with a KC-130J during an air-to-air refueling evolution, resulting in the crash of the F-35B," read a statement from Marine Corps Air Station Yuma in Yuma, Arizona. "The pilot of the F-35B ejected successfully and is currently being treated."

“大约16:00时(下午4时)。据报道,一架F-35B在空对空加油过程中与一架KC-130J发生接触,导致F-35B坠毁。F-35B的飞行员成功跳伞,目前正在接受治疗。”

"The KC-130J is on deck in the vicinity of Thermal Airport. All crew members of the KC-130J have been reported safe," read the statement.

声明说:“这架KC-130J迫降在特摩尔机场附近。据报道机上所有机组人员均安然无恙,”

The refueling tanker landed near a field, according to images published on social media.

社交媒体上发布的图片显示,加油机降落在一块田地附近。

A defense official said the KC-130 was stationed at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, California, and the F-35 was based in Iwakuni, Japan.

一名国防官员说,这架KC-130部署在加州圣迭戈的米拉玛海军陆战队航空站,而那架F-35部署在日本岩国市。

The Marines said the incident is under investigation.

海军陆战队表示,该事件正在调查中。