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2 Killed in F/A-18 Crash In California

CNN.COM - Two crew members on a training flight were killed Wednesday when a U.S F/A-18 aircraft crashed near Naval Air Station Lemoore in central California, a U.S. Navy official said.

The crash, which happened shortly after noon local time southwest of Fresno, is under investigation. The names of the crew were being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The F/A-18 Hornet, an all-weather aircraft, is used as an attack aircraft as well as a fighter, according to the Navy.

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