The Fresno Bee
The U.S. Navy pilot who was killed when his F/A-18E Super Hornet crashed near Trona in San Bernardino County on Friday has been identified by officials as Lt. Richard Mackenzie Bullock.
Bullock, assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 113 and based at Naval Air Station Lemoore, was flying a routine training mission when his aircraft went down in a remote, unpopulated area. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. The scene has been secured by the Navy and local authorities.
Bullock, who was commissioned on Oct. 21, 2016, was from Montana.