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Navy pilot rescued after ejecting from military aircraft near Key West

By CBS Miami Team,


US Navy pilot ejects from jet near Key West 01:36

KEY WEST -- The pilot of a U.S. Navy fighter jet was rescued after he ejected from his aircraft near the Florida Keys, authorities said.

A spokesperson for the Key West Naval Air Station told CBS News Miami that the pilot with the firefighter squadron was forced to eject about 25 miles south of Boca Chita.

The pilot was flown to a Miami-area hospital for treatment.

It was not immediately clear what led the pilot to eject from the plane.

No other injuries were reported.

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