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Ditched fighter jet might be too deep for recovery

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    A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter flies over rescue boats at the scene of plane crash off Honolulu, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor said a Hawker Hunter jet went down in the ocean around 2:25 p.m. after taking off from Honolulu’s airport.

A vintage military fighter jet that was ditched at sea off Kewalo Basin on Dec. 12 — startling a pair of parasailing excursion boats nearby — may be in waters too deep to make a recovery practical, a marine salvager said. Read more

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