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Navy Trainer Crashes in Atlantic

August 20, 1998

WASHINGTON (AP) _ A Navy training jet based at Kingsville, Texas, crashed Wednesday into the Atlantic ocean off the coast of Florida, a Navy spokesman said.

The two-seater jet was operating with the carrier USS John F. Kennedy when it went down, the spokesman said, but it was unclear if anyone other than the pilot was aboard.

A rescue search was undertaken, the spokesman said, adding that other details were not immediately available.

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