Hornet crashes near Tindal
from RAAF Base Tindal have rescued a US Marine whose F/A-18 crashed
while participating in Exercise Southern Frontier.
The crash occurred about 3.45pm on September 14 while the pilot
was conducting routine training about 16km southwest of the base.
The pilot ejected safely and was taken to the medical clinic at
Tindal for assessment before being released.
The cause of the crash is being investigated. The focus of Exercise
Southern Frontier is air-to-ground exercises and various training