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21.09.2015 - Hornet havaroval u Lakenheathu

Machine F/A-18C Hornet VMFA-232 "Red Devils" 3. the air wings of the marine corps base in MCAS Miramar crashed near the base of the RAF Lakenheath in England shortly after the start. The Pilot of the crash survivors.

The machine was, together with five others, on their way from Bahrain to his home base. The five remaining machines were redirected to a landing at the base of the to RAF Lossiemouth.

The crash occurred at 10:30 local time. To the place of the accident came two fire-fighting crews. The machine started to burn. On the spot also extends the coast guard, in cooperation with the american military authorities.

The cause of the accident is under investigation. We have not confirmed whether the pilot ejected.

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