Pilot Crashes T-45C

A student pilot at Naval Air Station Meridian crashed a T-45C Goshawk on landing Tuesday at 6:15 p.m. at the base.

The pilot, a member of Training Squadron 9, was taken to the hospital as a precaution, but was not seriously injured. His name was not released.

The Navy said the pilot was close to completing his advanced training syllabus and was on a solo flight.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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