T-45 Crashes Aboard NAS Pensacola (Updated 3:30 EST)

Story Number: NNS131104-06Release Date: 11/4/2013 1:29:00 PM
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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 at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla. are stable 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 training aircraft, assigned to Training Squadron 86, crashed while attempting to land at NAS Pensacola. It was returning to the base from a local training flight.

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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