CORPS AIR STATION — Two were
The incident occurred at 10:18 p.m. when a fire broke out in an F/A-18 while two from
Both are being treated at UC San Diego Regional Burn Center, Stahl said.
Flash fires can ignite suddenly from a combination of air and a flammable liquid or gas, usually around electrical equipment. These short-duration fires can be of high intensity and extremely dangerous, he said.
The fire was put out by the air station’s crash fire unit within minutes, Stahl said.
VMFA-112 is a Corps Reserve unit based out of Fort Worth, Texas. Stahl said the unit was training at the Corps Air Station for some time.
Officials said the incident is under investigation. The identities of the two have not yet been released.
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