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Navy fighter jet crashes near Naval Air Station Lemoore

April 6, 2011 |  1:47 pm

A Navy F/A-18 aircraft crashed near Naval Air Station Lemoore, but it was unknown if there were any injuries, officials said.

The aircraft crashed shortly after noon in a nearby field, officials said.

Emergency crews are at the scene of the crash and it is unclear if the pilot was alone in the craft.

The air station is in the San Joaquin Valley, about 40 miles west of Visalia.

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