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Navy jet crash injures crew

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Posted at 10:23 PM, Nov 04, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-04 22:23:56-05

(CNN) — A U.S. Navy training jet crashed while approaching a runway in Pensacola, Florida, on Monday morning, according to a Navy statement.

“The two crew members are being treated at local hospitals right now,” Navy spokewoman Lt. Lauryn Dempsey said. “Both are stable.”

The two-seater T-45C Goshawk jet, assigned to Training Squadron 86, was on a training flight when it crashed near the end of a runway at Naval Air Station Pensacola at 10:30 a.m., the Navy statement said.

The Navy has not released the names of the pilots.

CNN’s Barbara Starr and John Branch contributed to this report.

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