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Navy Identifies Lemoore Pilot Killed in Fighter Jet Crash

LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Navy has identified the pilot killed in the crash of a fighter jet in the California desert. A Navy statement Friday says the pilot was 33-year-old Lt. Charles Z. Walker. The Navy released a photo of Walker but provided no additional information, such as his...

NAS Lemoore Fighter Jet Crashes in Death Valley, 7 Visitors Hurt

LOS ANGELES — A U.S. Navy fighter jet crashed Wednesday in Death Valley National Park, injuring seven people who were at a scenic overlook where aviation enthusiasts routinely watch military pilots speeding low through a chasm dubbed Star Wars Canyon, officials said. The crash sent dark smoke billowing in the...