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Navy fighter jet crashes near Naval Air Station Lemoore

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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The future of military aviation will be PILOTLESS,
This accident points to the dangers of having pilots in cockpits, subject to G-forces, physical limitations operating in a small enclosed space.
Top gun pilots will soon be replaced by pilotless planes that can go faster, weigh less and not have to be built with limitations placed on them by human pilots


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