3 killed in military plane crash in Washington state
APSPOKANE, Washington -- A U.S. Navy aircraft from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island crashed in Washington state on Monday morning, and all three crew members on board died, authorities said.
March 13, 2013, 12:16 am TWN
The E/A-6B Prowler was reported to have crashed at about 8:45 a.m. local time Monday, Whidbey Island officials said.
The Navy informed Congress that the wingman of the crashed plane reported that no parachutes were deployed.
“First responders are on the scene and have reported finding partial remains of the mishap aircrew,” the Navy told Congress. “All three onboard are presumed dead.”