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US Navy jet crashes in sea; pilot in stable condition

Two US Navy F-5 fighter jets, painted to look like opposition jets, return to base after training exercises February 20, 2013 in Key West, FloridaA US Navy jet crashed into the sea as it was making a late-night approach to land on an aircraft carrier off the coast of southern California, officials said Thursday. The pilot ejected from the F/A-18E Super Hornet before impact at about 10:00 pm Wednesday (0500 GMT Thursday) and was in stable condition aboard the USS Carl Vinson, the Navy said in a statement. The other aircraft operating at the time of the accident were diverted to the Coronado naval base in California, where they landed without incident an hour after the crash, it said. “All air operations have ceased aboard Carl Vinson until further notice,” the Navy said, adding that an investigation had been launched to determine the cause of the accident.

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