Pilot killed in US military jet crash in San Diego
A pilot was killed when a US fighter jet crashed near a military base in California, the US Marine Corps confirmed on Friday.
The F/A-18 Hornet jet crashed just before midnight local time near Marine Corps Air Station Miramar on Thursday, about 15 miles (24km) from the centre of San Diego.
Search personnel found the body of the pilot, who has not been identified.
The Marine Corps has launched an investigation into the incident.
"The pilot was the only person aboard the aircraft," Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar said...