Coast Guard Searching for Downed Military Planes off NC Coast

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Coast Guard is searching for two downed aircraft off the coast of North Carolina, the Coast Guard told ABC News.

The incident involved to A/A-18 Super Hornets, according to the Navy, and the matter is under investigation.

All four aviators ejected safely, and have been pulled from the water, a Navy official told ABC News.

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