A U.S. Navy fighter jet falls in California

The F/A-18E Super Hornet multi-purpose fighter crashed near the U.S. Navy base in California. This is reported on Twitter from the US Navy.

“F/A-18E crashed near the Navy aviation station. A search and rescue operation is being carried out”, –  the report says.

It is not specified, how many people were on board the fighter. On destiny of the pilot or pilots it is not informed yet. China Lake base is located about 201 km north of Los Angeles.