A Navy T-45C Goshawk jet trainer aircraft crashed at approximately 2 p.m. local time Wednesday in Texas.

Both the student and the instructor pilot occupying the aircraft safely ejected and reported minor injuries before they were taken to a local medical facility for further evaluation, according to a Navy news release.

A spokesperson for the chief of Naval Air Training told Navy Times the aircraft was assigned to Training Air Wing 2 out of Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas.

The Navy said the incident, which occurred three miles from the Naval Outlying Field Orange Grove, is under investigation. No further details were immediately available.

More In Your Navy
In Other News
Secrecy shrouds Afghan refugees sent by US to base in Kosovo
The U.S. is welcoming tens of thousands of Afghans airlifted out of Kabul but has disclosed little publicly about a small group who remain overseas: dozens who triggered potential security issues during security vetting and have been sent to an American base in the Balkan nation of Kosovo.
Load More