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How much their -- aren't good morning -- -- the airstrikes continuing in Libya now for third straight day earlier.
We actually got -- that the US military jet was forced to make you crash landing Robert -- in the newsroom.
I'll with the very latest on the situation as it -- Robert yeah that's right -- -- was an F fifteen strike eagle it crashed in abilities to Ben Ghazi in Libya.
Both pilots have been recovered there -- US military saying it believed to be mechanical failure not hostile fire that brought the plane down.
Again both pilots recovered and okay unclear whether or not they were injured at this juncture.
US Defense Secretary Gates meanwhile say the coalition is going to great links to avoid civilian casualties during this campaign in Libya.
Gates as most targets are air defenses isolated from populated areas he also says fighting in Libya should be receding in the next few days.
Meanwhile the French government -- -- NATO will support the coalition partners win the United States scales back its participation.
You do have a Libyan rebels also saying that -- -- these forces fired on unarmed crowds using human shields in ms.
-- The British are saying that some of their jets did -- pull away and -- -- mission because.
There were a lot of humans.
A lot of people it's in the area there in -- -- so why this situation can needs to be very fluid there Connell.
But again we do you have it is unclear who exactly will take the Helm.
When this situation now when the US just pull back here whether -- be NATO and the UN Security Council meets Thursday.
And and you've got of course -- the Russian leaders also -- odds with each other they're going to be death and.
While that's a very interesting situation in and of itself -- -- thank you wanna go to Libya now Fox News correspondent Rick Leventhal on the ground with a look at some of the aftermath.
Of the coalition air strikes.
Got -- we're standing alongside a highway between being guys you -- -- got in next to a Soviet built T 72 tank that was destroyed by a NATO fighter jet.
We believe it happened the same time a number of -- other Gaddafi.
Tanks and heavy armor were destroyed -- just south of the city -- bank got the a whole bunch about -- of those heavy vehicles were hit in a field.
Alongside a highway this one was by itself -- you can see how precise the strike was the turret.
Was blown off the tank it's upside down here right next to me.
The tank body and it's cratered.
The wheels come off.
And it's obviously burning a lot of people who at the drive by -- pulling over to get out take pictures of it and flashed victory signs.
The fight does continue -- in and around the city about god it was about a hundred miles stopping -- we have reports that rebel fighters have been probing.
Up from the north through the desert towards the town and are getting fired on yesterday we were we're told -- four.
Opposition fighters were killed.
By incoming artillery and and tank fire from -- obvious.
Gadhafi forces still holding -- -- that city and still firing on the rebels as they try to moving closer -- pull back.
When NATO fighter jets fly overhead -- moved back in on occasion and they are getting fired on and that firing apparently it continuing.
Back here -- -- Rick Leventhal they're just south -- been Ghazi Libya -- -- -- Japan today three more earthquakes.
Striking off the northeast coast of the country -- were -- -- -- magnitude six point six the other was six point four.
So that's what they're dealing with there's the workers are still trying to get the power restored the Fukushima nuclear plant and power cables have been connected.
To all of the reactors now from what we understand there's a pump that's being used to cool one of them down -- The situation -- a develops there in Japan.
As for here at home well the weather and the calendar says -- is officially spring but looks like there's some winter weather had to distill and Primeau innocent Fox Business weather -- -- quick look at that.
-- we just rain right now across Minneapolis down into West Virginia but that's all going to change later on Connell today as.
-- winter storm begins to strength and we're going to be seeing some of that -- switch over to snow and also the wind intensifying.
Unbelievable still talking about snow okay Maria just quick look at the markets as well here.
Stock index futures -- of the trading session on Wall Street little bit higher off the earlier -- John Roberts Fox News is coming up.
As Imus in the morning continues on the Fox Business Network to -- the -- across.
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