Two US Marine jets collided midair over water near San Diego on Wednesday shortly before noon.
A US Navy FA-18E Super Hornet takes off from USS George Washington during the "Keen Sword," a U.S.-Japan military exercise at the Pacific Ocean on Dec. 10, 2010. (Credit: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)
One pilot ejected from the aircraft while the other landed safely at a nearby air station, according to the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.
Both aircraft, described as single-seat, F/A-18