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F-35 fighter jets grounded after cracks found in engine blade

Posted: 8:50 PM, Feb 22, 2013
Updated: 2013-02-22 20:50:26-05

The U.S. military is grounding it’s entire fleet of F-35 fighter jets.

A routine inspection revealed a crack in an engine fan blade of a test aircraft in California.

According to officials, it’s too early to tell if it’s an isolated problem.

All flights will be suspended until an investigation is complete.