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  • Navy pilot missing after 2 aircraft crash in Pacific Ocean

    The U.S. Navy is searching for a pilot missing after two combat jets crashed at sea in the western Pacific Ocean on Friday, Navy officials said. The two F/A-18 Hornets were operating from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson when the strike-fighter jets...
  • U.S. Navy pilot missing after two aircraft crash in Pacific Ocean

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy is searching for a pilot missing after two combat jets crashed at sea in the western Pacific Ocean on Friday, Navy officials said. The two F/A-18 Hornets were operating from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson when...
  • Two jets from West Coast-based aircraft carrier crash in western Pacific

    The Navy has safely recovered one pilot and is searching for the second after two F/A-18 Hornets from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson crashed Friday in the western Pacific Ocean, the Navy said. The jets are from Carrier Air Wing 17 and assigned...
  • Two Navy fighter jets crash in western Pacific; 1 pilot missing

    Two Navy fighter jets crash in western Pacific; 1 pilot missing
    Two Navy F/A-18 fighter jets crashed after taking off from the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson while operating at sea in the western Pacific Ocean. One of the pilots was quickly located and brought aboard the carrier for medical attention. Search efforts...
  • China's military secrecy justifies surveillance flights: U.S. official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is justified in carrying out surveillance flights in East Asia, in spite of Chinese objections, given a lack of transparency in China's military buildup, a senior U.S. official said on Friday. Beijing called...
  • U.S. Navy identifies pilot presumed dead in Pacific Ocean crash

    U.S. Navy identifies pilot presumed dead in Pacific Ocean crash
    (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy on Sunday identified a fighter jet pilot who is presumed dead following a mid-air collision with another jet over the western Pacific Ocean. The missing pilot is Lieutenant Nathan Poloski, 26, of Lake Arrowhead, Calif., a 2009...
  • Wreckage of New York couple's plane found, Jamaican officials say

    Wreckage of New York couple's plane found, Jamaican officials say
    Jamaican officials believe they have found the wreckage of a small plane that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on Friday after its pilot, a well-known New York real-estate magnate, apparently lost consciousness at the helm of the aircraft. A rescue...
  • Possible wreckage of small plane spotted off Jamaica

    Possible wreckage of small plane spotted off Jamaica
    Rescuers were searching on Saturday for the wreckage of a small U.S. private plane that crashed off the east coast of Jamaica, after the Jamaican military said debris from the aircraft had likely been spotted. The plane, with an unresponsive pilot,...
  • Owner: Banner-plane pilot avoided sunbathers in Miami Beach ocean crash

    When a banner plane lost power over Miami Beach, the pilot steered clear of the sand and ditched in the water, the company's owner said Sunday. At 500 feet in the air, the plane's engine stopped, giving the pilot just a few seconds to decide on a course...
  • Dutch report: Malaysia jet downed in Ukraine by 'high-energy objects'

    Dutch report: Malaysia jet downed in Ukraine by 'high-energy objects'
    A preliminary report on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 appears to confirm initial assertions that the passenger plane was hit by a surface-to-air-missile in mid-flight July 17 before crashing in Ukraine. “The pattern of damage observed on the forward...
  • U.S. airstrike targets leader of Somali terror group

    WASHINGTON American military planes destroyed a suspected terrorist camp in Somalia during airstrikes targeting the head of the al-Shabab network, the Pentagon said Tuesday. U.S. special operations forces using manned aircraft and drones carried out...