Plane Recovery Underway in SD Bay

Navy crews are using a crane to lift a military plane from the San Diego Bay after it slid off the runway on May 22, 2015.

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Recovery efforts are underway to pull a plane that overshot a NAS North Island runway from the San Diego Bay on May 22, 2015.
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A Navy pilot ejected from the T-45C aircraft. The crewmember was picked up by a local boater in the area. After being taken to the hospital for evaluation, the pilot was released in stable condition, Navy officials said.
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Crews then had to bring in a crane to lift the aircraft from the water.
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Others climbed aboard the plane to assess the situation.
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A boat brought in a buoyant red line to surround the area and ward off other boaters.
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As night fell, crews were able to hoist the plane up and out of the water.
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Recovery efforts are underway to pull a plane that overshot a NAS North Island runway from the San Diego Bay on May 22, 2015.
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A US Navy aircraft sits in shallow water in San Diego Bay after over shooting a runway at the North Island Naval Station Friday, May 22, 2015 in San Diego. The pilot ejected and was reportedly picked up by a civilian craft.
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Recovery efforts are underway to pull a plane that overshot a NAS North Island runway from the San Diego Bay on May 22, 2015.
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Recovery efforts are underway to pull a plane that overshot a NAS North Island runway from the San Diego Bay on May 22, 2015.
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Recovery efforts are underway to pull a plane that overshot a NAS North Island runway from the San Diego Bay on May 22, 2015.
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Recovery efforts are underway to pull a plane that overshot a NAS North Island runway from the San Diego Bay on May 22, 2015.
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Recovery efforts are underway to pull a plane that overshot a NAS North Island runway from the San Diego Bay on May 22, 2015.
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