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Old 15 March 2018, 00:00
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F/A—18F Crash Off Coast of Florida
03/14/2018 09:05 PM EDT





From Naval Air Force Atlantic
NORFOLK (NNS) -- An F/A-18F Super Hornet crashed on final approach to Boca Chica Field, Naval Air Station, Key West, Florida at approximately 4:30 p.m. EDT, March 14.

Search and rescue crews were notified shortly after the crash where they recovered both the pilot and weapons systems officer from the water approximately one mile east of the runway. Both were taken by ambulance to Lower Keys Medical Center.

The F/A-18F is a dual-seated aircraft assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron Two One Three (VFA-213) based at Naval Air Station Oceana and was conducting a training flight.

The cause of the mishap is currently under investigation.
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Old 15 March 2018, 00:03
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Both crew members were killed.
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Old 15 March 2018, 00:51
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Sad news! Rest In Peace, Warriors!
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Old 15 March 2018, 11:33
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Just found out that one of the aviators is the brother of a girlfriend of mine. Feel horrible for her and her family..

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