US Navy F-18 Crashes In Arabian Sea, Pilot Rescued




 
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US Navy F-18 Crashes In Arabian Sea, Pilot Rescued
 
March 22nd, 2007  
phoenix80
 
 

Topic: US Navy F-18 Crashes In Arabian Sea, Pilot Rescued


US Navy F-18 Crashes In Arabian Sea, Pilot Rescued
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A US Navy F/A-18C Hornet crashed in the Arabian Sea on Tuesday, but the pilot ejected to safety and was rescued, the US Navy 5th Fleet Command in Manama said.

A pilot assigned to Carrier Air Wing 9 aboard USS John C. Stennis was rescued shortly after ejection Tuesday afternoon from an aircraft in the North Arabian Sea, the statement said.

The one-seater F/A-18C Super Hornet was assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 323, according to the US Navy in Bahrain.

The pilot was in good condition after his rescue, the Navy said. The cause of the incident is currently under investigation.

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March 22nd, 2007  
bulldogg
 
 

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Originally Posted by phoenix80
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