A military plane (E6-B Prowler) assigned to a Washington state Naval Air Station on Whidbey Island has crashed on Monday morning 3/11/2013.
The plane, Northrop Grumman EA-6B Prowler, a twin-engine electronic warfare aircraft, went down sometime before 8:45 a.m. local time in Lincoln County in eastern Washington state, but specific details such as what caused the crash or the number of occupants on board were not immediately known.
The plane is manufactured by Northrop Grumman.
A spokesman could not immediately say how many people were on board the military plane or give any word on casualties.
The base where the plane was assigned is located on Whidbey Island in the Puget Sound, north of Seattle. The plane crashed roughly 10 miles from Harrington.