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Electric Monk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:25 PM
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Navy: Fighter jet (F/A-18) crashes in Central California field (Lemoore Calif)
Edited on Wed Apr-06-11 04:57 PM by Electric Monk
Source: AP

LEMOORE, Calif. (AP) Navy officials say a fighter jet has crashed in a field near a Central California air base. There's no immediate word on any possible injuries.

Officials from the Naval Air Station in Lemoore say the F/A-18 aircraft went down shortly after noon Wednesday.

They say emergency crews are at the scene, but gave no other details.

Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/news/military/2011-04-06-navy-p...
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Newsjock Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 04:33 PM
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1. Fresno Bee reports:
http://www.fresnobee.com/2011/04/06/2339682/naval-jet-c...

An F/A-18 aircraft crashed in a field near Naval Air Station Lemoore at 12:08 p.m. today.

Emergency services are on the scene and have secured the perimeter, according to Lemoore NAS spokeswoman Melinda Larson.

The F/A-18 was a Lemoore NAS aircraft. There was no immediate information on injuries.
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ProudDad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 05:39 PM
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2. Keep the fucking F-35s out of Tucson!!!
Edited on Wed Apr-06-11 05:39 PM by ProudDad
We're trying to do that and...

Get the rest of the fucking POS war machine out of town too...

Although that's a little hard since the major non-university and non-USAmerican-Sick-Care "economy" here is the fucking war machine...

http://tucsonforward.com /
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