2 killed in Navy jet crash near Tennessee state line - WSMV News 4

2 killed in Navy jet crash near Tennessee state line

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TELLICO PLAINS, TN (WSMV) -

Two U.S. Navy pilots who crashed near the Tennessee state line on Sunday did not survive.

The plane crash happened near Tellico Plains, TN, in Monroe County.

According to the Navy's Twitter account, the T-45C aircraft was flying in from Mississippi for training in the area.

In a press release, the Navy said that a student and an instructor were on the jet. Their names have not been released.

Authorities said debris was spread out over 3 miles along both sides of River Road.

Investigators are still working to figure out what caused the pilots to crash.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 4 for updates.

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