Two US Navy jets crash in Pacific ocean

Two US Navy jets have crashed into the western Pacific Ocean, with one pilot still missing, the Navy has said on Friday.
The F/A-18C Hornets were operating off the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson when they came down.
The rescued pilot is receiving medical attention aboard the ship and a search effort is underway to find the second, the navy said.
The two jets, which cost $57m (£35m) each, have not been recovered.
The cause of the incident is under investigation, the navy said in a statement.
The search for the second pilot is being conducted by the guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill, guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley, and a number of helicopters.
The planes were flying in the US 7th Fleet’s area of responsibility, which stretches west from the International Date Line to the India-Pakistan border.

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