U.S. Navy’s F/A-18E Super Hornet crashes in California
- August 1, 2019
U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet jet crashed near an Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake in California on July 31.
“Search and rescue personnel are on scene and the status of the pilot is currently unknown. The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.” Lt. Cmdr. Lydia Bock, a spokesperson for the Joint Strike Fighter Wing, said in a statement.
It is unknown if the pilot is injured. Search and rescue efforts are currently underway.