A training jet on contract with the U.S. Navy crashed near Camarillo Airport, killing the pilot, on May 18, 2012.
A pilot was killed when a jet crashed about three miles southeast of Camarillo Airport Friday as it was returning to Point Mugu during a training exercise.
It was not immediately clear whether the pilot was a civilian or member of the Navy.
Officials with Naval Base Ventura County confirmed the plane is a Hawker Hunter (example, right) contracted by the Navy from Airborne Tactical Advantage Company. The crash occurred in a field near Potrero Road and Old Hueneme Road, according to the Ventura County Fire Department.
The crash was reported at about 12:15 p.m.
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