The pilot of a commercially owned military jet died Wednesday after his plane crashed just east of Pacific Coast Highway in Port Hueneme, officials said.
It crashed while approaching the base with the intention to land there, and the pilot was the only person aboard, she said.
The Federal Aviation Administration and the
The Hawker Hunter is a swept-wing British fighter jet developed in the 1950s.
In May 2012, another Hawker Hunter crashed in the area, also leaving the pilot dead. That single-seatplane was based at Point Mugu Naval Air Station and went down in a field in Camarillo.
That plane also belonged to ATAC, a Naval Base Ventura County spokesman said at the time.