Officials: Naval Air Station Oceana jet crashes in Key West

KEY WEST, Fla. (WAVY) – A Navy jet based out of Naval Air Station Oceana crashed in Key West on Wednesday afternoon, according to NAS Oceana officials.

The F/A-18F Super Hornet, carrying two crew members, was on its final approach to Boca Chica Field at Naval Air Station Key West at the time of the crash around 4:30 p.m.

Officials said both the pilot and the weapons systems officer ejected from the jet and landed in the water.

The two were recovered approximately a mile east of the runway...

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