A Navy F-5N Tiger II crashed about 25 miles off the coast of Naval Air Station Key West, Fla., at 9:20 a.m local time., the service announced on Wednesday. Read More
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Navy Evacuates Naval Air Station Key West Housing Due to Hurricane Ian
Navy personnel living in low-lying areas on Naval Air Station Key West were ordered to evacuate Tuesday as Hurricane Ian passed over the Florida isles. Read More
2018 Navy, Marine Corps On-Duty Deaths
The following names are those of Marines and sailors who died in 2018 while at sea, in combat or during training accidents, according to USNI News records and Navy and Marine Corps reports. Read More
Report: Super Hornet Was Flying on One Engine Before Fatal Key West Crash
The post has been corrected to reflect the current Department of the Navy definition of a Class ‘A’ Mishap. An aircraft incident that results in a death or damage of $2 million or more. USNI News used an older definition that stated the damage threshold for a Class A mishap was $1 million of damage or more.
An F/A-18F Super Hornet was flying on only one engine before a crash that killed two naval aviators on approach to Naval Air Station Key West, Fla., according to a summary of the accident from the Navy Safety Center. Read More
Weather Delays Return of VFA-213 to NAS Oceana
Due to inclement weather, the Fighting Blacklions of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 213 have postponed their scheduled return to their home base at Naval Air Station Oceana, Va.
Super Hornet Squadron to Return to NAS Oceana Following Deadly Crash
A week after one of their F/A-18F Super Hornet aircraft suffered a deadly crash, the Blacklions of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 213 are scheduled to return Wednesday to their home base at Naval Air Station Oceana, Va.
Navy Identifies Two Aviators Killed in Key West Super Hornet Crash
The Navy identified two aviators who were killed following a crash off Naval Air Station Key West, Fla. on Wednesday. Read More
UPDATED: Two Aviators Killed After Super Hornet Crash off Key West
This post has been updated with an additional statement from the U.S. Navy.
Two Navy aviators are dead after an F/A-18F Super Hornet crashed off the coast of Key West, Fla. on Wednesday during a routine training flight, Navy officials told USNI News. Read More
F-5N Pilot Released from Hospital, Crash Investigation Continues
The pilot of an F-5N Tiger II that crashed into the Atlantic off the Florida coast has been released from the hospital with no apparent injuries, according to a statement released Friday by the Navy. Read More
Video: Navy Reserve F-5 Crashes Off of Key West; Pilot in Good Condition After Coast Guard Rescue
A Navy Reserve pilot was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard after his F-5 Tiger II crashed off the coast of Key West, Fla., a Coast Guard spokesperson told USNI News on Wednesday afternoon. Read More