Two Marine F/A-18s Collide Midair Over California

F/A-18C Hornets assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 115 prepare to be refueled during Integrated Training Exercise 1-18 over Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., Oct. 28, 2017. (Staff Sgt. Kowshon Ye/ Marine Corps)

Marine Times: Two Marine F/A-18s collide midair over Twentynine Palms, California

Two F/A-18s collided in midair over the sprawling Twentynine Palms, California, Marine training base on Feb. 28, according to military officials.

The two Hornets involved in the accident are from 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing.

They both managed to land safely after “experiencing a mid-air incident” over Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, 1st Lt. Fredrick D. Walker, a spokesman for 3rd MAW, told Marine Corps Times. "No personnel were injured.”

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Update #1: Marine Jets Collide Midair But Land Safely at SoCal Base (NBC 4/AP)
Update #2: Two F/A-18s Collide Over US Marine Corps Base in California (Sputnik)

WNU Editor: Both planes landed safely, and there were no injuries.

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