TARRANT COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) — The US Navy sent more equipment to a North Texas neighborhood on September 21, to help with the investigation of a weekend training jet crash in a residential area.
Authorities say the instructor pilot onboard the T-45C Goshawk has been released from Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth.READ MORE: National Juneteenth Museum Coming To Fort Worth
The student pilot, who is believed to be the servicemember who got tangled in electrical lines while floating down from the aircraft with a parachute, remains hospitalized in serious condition at Parkland Hospital in Dallas.
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Please join @CityofLWTX in wishing the two @USNavy pilots injured in Sunday’s crash some love. Using the comments below, please share your well wishes, words of encouragement, and thanks. @CNATRA
— Lake Worth Police Department (@lakeworthpd) September 21, 2021
Both men ejected from the plane before it crashed in a Lake Worth neighborhood on Sunday. The naval jet from Corpus Christi was taking part in a training exercise when it crashed — just off of Tejas Trail.
Three people on the ground sustained non life-threatening injures from the crash and several homes were damaged.MORE NEWS: 11-Year-Old Boy Struck And Killed Attempting To Cross Freeway In Fort Worth
The Naval Safety Center is investigating.