This Article is From Mar 15, 2018

2 Aviators Killed In Super Hornet Jet Crash While Training, Says US Navy

The Navy said in a statement the pilot and weapons systems officer were recovered from the water and declared dead after the two-seater jet crashed.

2 Aviators Killed In Super Hornet Jet Crash While Training, Says US Navy

An F/A-18F Super Hornet jet crashed on its final approach to US Naval air station (representational)

Washington: The US Navy said on Wednesday two aviators had been killed in a F/A-18F Super Hornet crash during a training flight off the coast of Key West, Florida.

The Navy said in a statement the pilot and weapons systems officer were recovered from the water and declared dead after the two-seater jet crashed on its final approach to Naval Air Station Key West. The incident is under investigation, it said.
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