While the investigation wraps up on the loss of a Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet during a mishap as the aircraft approached the aircraft carrier CVN 70 USS Carl Vinson earlier this month, U.S. Navy officials continue to extol the aircraft’s overall safety and reliability record. The most recent F/A-18 mishap involving carrier operations before the Carl Vinson incident was April 8, 2013, also during aircraft recovery, Navy officials say. And in March, an F/A-18C crashed on a training ...


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