Two US fighter pilots were rescued on Monday following their F / A 18 fighters at a deadlock in the Philippine Sea, Navy said in a statement.
The Navy statement said some kind of mechanical issue happened and ordered the pilots to be pushed out.
"The USS Ronald Reagan's search and rescue aircraft was returned to the crew immediately and safely and returned to the ship," the statement said. The aircraft carrier has resumed normal operations.
The pilots were in good condition and the crash is being explored.