MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif. (August 25, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.