CHERRY POINT, NC – Officials say a marine jet has crashed into a wooded area in North Carolina, but the pilot was deployed from the plane and taken to a hospital.
A statement sent to Facebook from the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point says that AV-8B Harrier crashed Monday night near Havelock. There were no reports of damage to the land or property damage.
The condition of the pilot was not immediately known. The crash site was cut off by military officials.
The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.