Harrier Jet Crashes Off the Coast of Florida


A Cherry Point Marine survives four hours in the water after his Harrier jet crashes. It happened about 20 miles off the coast of St. Augustine, Florida around 9:30 Tuesday morning.

The Cherry Point Marine, who hasn't been identified, was rescued by the Coast Guard and Navy around 1:30 after ejecting from the jet. So far, there's no word on what caused the crash.

The pilot is undergoing medical tests. The AV-8B Harrier is a light attack aircraft that can take off and land vertically like a helicopter.


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