The U.S. Navy announced a “safety pause” for non-deployed aircraft on Saturday following multiple recent military crashes in California.
The news was shared to provide Naval Air Forces time to review risks and add additional safety training, according to a statement from U.S. Navy officials.
“As a result of recent crashes involving U.S. Navy and Marine Corps aircraft, Commander, Naval Air Forces has directed all non-deployed Navy aviation units to conduct a safety pause on June 13 in order to review risk-management practices and conduct training on threat and error-management processes,” the news release stated.
“In order to maintain the readiness of our force, we must ensure the safety of our people remains one of our top priorities,” it added. “Deployed units will conduct the safety pause at