2 Navy Fighter Jets Crash in Western Pacific, Pilot Missing

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2 Navy Fighter Jets Crash in Western Pacific, Pilot Missing

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Post by Kerry R » Fri Sep 12, 2014 5:34 pm

http://www.cnn.com/2014/09/12/us/navy-j ... index.html

Two Navy F/A-18 fighter jets from the carrier USS Carl Vinson have crashed in the Western Pacific, officials said. One of the pilots has been rescued, but Navy ships and helicopters continue the search for the second.

The two carriers from the carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) crashed at 5:40 p.m. local time, according to the Navy's Seventh Fleet. The carrier is operating in an area off Guam.

"One pilot was rapidly located and returned to Carl Vinson, and is currently receiving medical attention,â€



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Re: 2 Navy Fighter Jets Crash in Western Pacific, Pilot Missing

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Post by Raffles » Fri Sep 12, 2014 7:16 pm

Two must have been some kinda mid-air incident. I hope they find the pilot OK.


Hindsight is what you see from the tail gunner's position. :D

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