An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron
(VFA) 102 was involved in an accident on the flight deck of the
aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) approximately 100 miles
southeast of Yokosuka, Japan, Jan. 29 at approximately 1830, Japan
Two pilots were safely recovered. There were six injuries to
crew members. None are life threatening.
VFA-102 operates from Atsugi, Japan. The incident is currently