The crew of the plane managed to eject.
A US military plane crashed in California after a mid-air collision with a KC-130J tanker plane.
According to military reports, the crash occurred on Tuesday, after an F-35B fighter jet collided with a KC-130J while refueling in the air.
Emergency services on the ground reported that the pilot and co-pilot of the fighter jet ejected safely before the plane crashed near Thermal, California.
The crew of the tanker plane was not injured.