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The most recent U.S. military crashes

Crash statistics September 20, 1997
Web posted at: 11:06 a.m. EDT (1506 GMT)

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The six U.S. military air crashes since September 13:

September 13 -- An Air Force C-141 transport plane flying from Namibia with nine Americans aboard collides with a German military plane off the coast of Africa. One body was recovered and 32 are missing.

September 14 -- An Air Force F-117A stealth fighter flying at a Maryland air show crashes into a residential area after a piece of one wing breaks off; the pilot ejects safely.

September 14 -- A U.S. Navy FA-18 crashes in the Middle Eastern country of Oman, killing the pilot.



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September 15 -- A Marine FA-18D Hornet fighter jet crashes off the coast of North Carolina during a practice bombing run, killing the two pilots.

September 16 -- Two Air National Guard F-16s collide off the coast of New Jersey, sending one into the Atlantic while the other is able to land. The pilots survive.

September 19 -- An Air Force B-1B bomber crashes on a training mission in southeastern Montana, killing all four crew members.

Correspondent Kathleen Koch contributed to this report

 
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