The pilots conditions remains unknown and the name will not be released until after 24 hours.
Fallon, NV (KRNV & MyNews4.com) - A U.S. Navy aircraft crashed around 3p.m. today, Mar. 1, 2014 on a U.S. Navy range training
complex, about 70 miles east of NAS Fallon. According to Lt. Reagan B. Lauritzen a U.S. Navy F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center at Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon, Nevada crashed while conducting a training flight. Officials say Navy personnel are on the way to the scene, the Navy has not officially confirmed the status of the aircraft crewmember. A safety investigation will be carried out to determine the cause of the crash.
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