Navy fighter jets crash in Persian Gulf

January 7th, 2008  

Topic: Navy fighter jets crash in Persian Gulf

Navy fighter jets crash in Persian Gulf

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By LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press Writer 33 minutes ago

WASHINGTON - Two U.S. Navy fighter jets plunged into the Persian Gulf Monday after a mid-air collision, but all three pilots were rescued safely, a top Navy commander said Monday.

Navy Vice Adm. Kevin J. Cosgriff told reporters that the three pilots have been brought back to the USS Harry Truman, the aircraft carrier they were operating from, and are in good condition. Cosgriff, who is commander of the Navy's 5th Fleet, which is based in Bahrain, said the pilots were undergoing medical checks.

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January 7th, 2008  
The Other Guy
at least the Pilots are alright
January 7th, 2008  
Team Infidel
interesting situation....

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