US Marine jet crashes at MCAS Miramar
25 Aug 2023

We are aware of an accident involving an F/A-18 Hornet in the vicinity of MCAS Miramar at 11:54 P.M. PST. This aircraft is not part of 3d MAW but was operating out of MCAS Miramar. The crash site is on government property east of the air station and there are no indications of damage to property on the ground. Search and rescue actions are ongoing. An investigation has begun. We will provide more information as it becomes available.

For queries and updates, please contact the MCAS Miramar Communication Strategy and Operations office at 858.307.6000 or


Communication Strategy & Operations

Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

P.O. Box 452017, San Diego, CA 92145