The pilot of one of two F/A-18 Hornets that crashed Sept. 12 while operating from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is in fair condition and receiving medical treatment aboard the ship.
Today in U.S. Naval History: September 12
1916 - First demonstration of automatic stabilization and direction gear in aircraft
1944 - 5th Fleet carrier aircraft
India's top court on Friday granted permission for an ailing Italian marine facing murder charges to return home for four months for medical treatment.