Social media was flooded with memes on Monday mocking the United States military for losing an F-35 jet and asking the public to help find it.
Joint Base Charleston posted on X, formerly Twitter, that it was working with Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort to find the missing aircraft that disappeared after its pilot safely ejected due to a “mishap.”
“We’re working with @MCASBeaufortSC to locate an F-35 that was involved in a mishap this afternoon. The pilot ejected safely. If you have any information that may help our recovery teams locate the F-35, please call the Base Defense Operations Center at 843-963-3600,” the base posted.
“Based on the jet’s last-known position and in coordination with the FAA, we are focusing our attention north of JB Charleston, around Lake Moultrie and Lake Marion,” it added.
Here are seven memes shared on X mocking the U.S. military’s missing F-35:
“How bad is the tracking on an F-35 ? #meme #F35,” an X user posted with a meme.
“Best meme of the day! Missing F-35 #F35,” an X user wrote.
“Missing F-35 is here,” another user posted.
“Sorry, guys. I’ll put it back when I’m done,” The Lectern Guy posted on X along with a photo of himself carrying an F-35 through the U.S. Capitol.
“best [sic] meme Find my f-35 #USAF,” another user wrote.
“Best meme of the DAY! F-35 #F35 #F35A,” another X user posted.
“Otro meme de lo del F-35 😂😂😂,” a user wrote.