3 Crew Members Killed in Navy Plane Crash

WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. (CNN) — Three Navy crew members died when their EA-6B Prowler crashed Monday morning about 50 miles west of Spokane, Washington, the service said.

navy-jetThe Navy has yet to release the names of the three service members.

The plane crashed at about 8:45 a.m. PT, sometime after it took off for a training flight from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in northwestern Washington.

The crash is under investigation, according to the Navy.

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