According to a navy spokeswoman, a pilot from the navyâ€™s Blue Angels squadron was killed in Tennessee on Thursday when his F/A-18 jet crashed in Smyrna, about 24 miles south-east of â€ªNashvilleâ€¬. The crash was being investigated.
Separately, US president â€ªBarack Obamaâ€¬ on Thursday met with a fighter pilot whose jet crashed after a flyover during the presidentâ€™s visit to an air force academy for a graduation ceremony.
The air force said the pilot with the â€ªâ€ŽThunderbirdsâ€¬ squadron ejected and landed safely when the jet crashed in a field near â€ªColoradoâ€¬.
SOURCE: CCTV NEWS