KINGSVILLE, Texas (NNS) -- A U.S. Navy T-45C Goshawk training jet assigned to Training Air Wing 2 ran off the end of the runway at Naval Air Station (NAS) Kingsville, Texas, at approximately 10:00 a.m. June 10.
The pilot ejected safely and was evaluated by the NAS Kingsville Branch Health Clinic and taken to Christus Spohn Hospital-Kleberg for treatment of minor injuries.
The name of the pilot is not being released at this time.
The aircraft was attempting to land as part of a routine training mission at the time of the mishap. Fire and emergency rescue personnel from the NAS Kingsville Fire Department responded immediately to the scene and remain at the site at this time.
The T-45C Goshawk is a tandem-seat, carrier capable, jet trainer whose mission is to train Navy and Marine Corps pilots.
An investigation to determine the cause of the accident is underway.
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