Two US Navy F/A-18F Super Hornets Collide, No Casualties

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Two US Navy F/A-18F Super Hornets Collide, No Casualties
US Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet fighter jet (Image for representation)

Two F/A-18F Super Hornets assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 211 flying off the coast of Cape Hatteras were involved in an in-flight mishap at approximately 10:40 a.m. local time.

The flight was part of a routine training mission. All aircrew have been recovered and are en route to medical facilities for evaluation, the US Navy said in a statement Thursday.

The F/A-18F is a two-seat aircraft. VFA-211 is based at Naval Air Station Oceana. A safety investigation will be carried out to determine the cause of the accident. 

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