SUPER HORNET CRASHES DURING APPROACH TO USS CARL VINSON

The pilot ejects safely at sea.

An F/A-18E Super Hornet Strike Fighter on final approach for an arrested landing
aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson

A pilot safely ejected and was quickly recovered by a helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 4 aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) while conducting routine flight operations during a transit in the Celebes Sea, April 21.

The incident occurred as the F/A-18E assigned to Carrier Air Wing 2 was on final approach to Carl Vinson.

The incident is currently under investigation. The pilot is being assessed by the medical team aboard Carl Vinson and there are no apparent injuries at this time.

Source: US Navy Media Release
Photo Credit: US Navy

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