they have already indicated it may have crashed , why dont you let us know how to track a crashed plane with transponders switched off.World's best military cannot track its own f35 when it was flying with its transponders off. But here in India & in this forum, f35 is an inferior aircraft.
Will tell this a million times again and again, we bought s400 by closimg the chance of f35's entry in to IAF is the biggest military blunder we made so far in 21st century.
Tbf that just shows how truly effective f-35's stealth is.The US military scrambled Monday to locate a stealth jet that went missing after the pilot ejected -- with the failure to track the aircraft drawing amazement and ridicule in equal measure.But the fate of the missing aircraft remained unclear on Monday.news.yahoo.com
At times, especially natural phenomena, even the non-stealth planes have disappeared. Nobody can beat the mother nature, not even the punny humans & their technologies, be it any nation. Nothing more nothing less.Tbf that just shows how truly effective f-35's stealth is.