Navy search­ing for cause of jet crash

Houston Chronicle Sunday - - The Na­tion -

new iberia — Navy in­ves­ti­ga­tors are try­ing to de­ter­mine what caused a train­ing jet to crash at the Aca­di­ana Re­gional Air­port on Thurs­day. Both the pi­lot and co-pi­lot ejected from the air­craft be­fore the crash. Their names were not re­leased. Lt. Sean Robert­son, a spokesman for chief of naval air train­ing out of Cor­pus Christi, said in­ves­ti­ga­tions will fo­cus on find­ing the cause and safe­tyre­lated is­sues. The T-45A Goshawk jet was re­turn­ing to Naval Air Sta­tion Kingsville in Texas from a train­ing mis­sion off the Florida coast. It had stopped to re­fuel at the air­port and crashed shortly af­ter take­off.

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