A US Navy jet crashed into the water off the coast of the Florida Keys on Wednesday (March 14). Pictures and videos taken by witnesses on the scene showed a rescue helicopter hovering above the jet near Naval Air Station Key West. Photograph:( Reuters )
A US Navy jet F/A-18 crashed off the coast of Key West in Florida on Wednesday.
The US Navy said two aviators were killed in the crash.
Local media had reported earlier that the two crew aboard the jet had "ejected alive" and were taken to a nearby hospital.