Monday, November 04, 2013

T-45 Crashes Aboard NAS Pensacola (Updated 1:35 EST)

T-45 Crashes Aboard NAS Pensacola (Updated 1:35 EST)


From Chief of Naval Air Training Public Affairs
PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- The two aircrew aboard a U.S. Navy T-45C Goshawk aircraft that crashed this morning Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla., survived the crash and are being treated at a local hospital.

At approximately 10:30 a.m. today, a U.S. Navy T-45C Goshawk aircraft crashed at the approach end of a runway at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla.

The two-seat training aircraft, assigned to Training Squadron 86, was conducting a local training flight. The two pilots' conditions are unknown at this time. Rescue operations are underway.

The names of the pilots are being withheld for privacy reasons. The cause of the incident is under investigation.

For additional information or updates, contact the Chief of Naval Air Training Command Public Affairs Office at 361-961-3666 or the NAS Pensacola Public Affairs Office at (850) 452-4379.

For more news from Chief of Naval Air Training, visit www.navy.mil/local/cnatra/.

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