Navy jet crashes near China Lake

Staff Writer

A US Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet jet crashed Wednesday near Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake in California, according to US Naval Air Forces.
The status of the pilot is unknown and search and rescue efforts are currently underway.
"At approximately 10:00 a.m PST an F/A-18E crashed near @NAWS_CL. Search-and-rescue efforts are underway," Naval Air Forces tweeted Wednesday from its verified Twitter account.