U.S. F/A-18F Crashes, Aviators Eject Safely

Credit: U.S. Navy
An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to Carrier Air Wing 11 operating from the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) crashed in the Philippine Sea on June 18. The pilot and the weapons officer ejected safely from the dual-seat fighter and were recovered by an MH-60S from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 8. “The...

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