According to the Los Angeles Times, two American Air Force crew members were rescued before their fighter jet crashed in Libya late on Monday, from what the U.S. military said was a mechanical malfunction.
The LA Times reported that one crew member was safely found by LIbyan rebels, and that the other was found by a U.S. search and rescue team.
The New York Times reported that ground fighting continued on Tuesday, and that the jet crash was the first evident setback for the international Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi supporter forces.
According to the NY Times, a British news channel reported that six villagers were shot during the plane crash rescue operation. None were reported killed, but the U.S. military said they were investigating the reports.