U.S. Navy jet crashes in Virginia; 2 pilots believed to have ejected | The Lookout - Yahoo! News
... was it an inside job? What was the government hiding in that apartment building? Was there oil under this building?Several media reports say that a U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet jet has crashed in Virginia, with the two pilots believed to have ejected before impact.There are currently no reports of injuries on the ground. Several photos from the crash are popping up on social media sites, showing the plane wreckage and black smoke rising from nearby buildings.
The Virginian-Pilot newspaper quotes a spokesman for Naval Air Force Atlantic who says the F/A-18 Hornet crashed Friday.
Virginia Department of Transportation traffic cameras showed black smoke rising from the Birdneck Road area of Virginia Beach at 12:30 p.m. local time, FoxNews reports.
MSNBC is reporting that a local witness told the network the jet crashed into a local two-story apartment building. They are also reporting that two individuals have been admitted to nearby Sentara Virginia Beach Hospital in connection with the crash, according to a public information officer at the facility. One of the individuals is reportedly one of the two pilots who ejected form the plane, while another is a civilian who is suffering from smoke inhalation.