VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (RNN) - An F-/A-18D Hornet Navy fight jet crashed into an apartment building near Virginia Beach on Friday. The two-man crew ejected, and there are reports of injuries on the ground.
A spokesperson with the Navy told WAVY.com that the plane was an F18 Strike fighter squadron 106, based at the Ocean Naval Air Station in Virginia.
Sentara Healthcare is treating one pilot is at Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital, according to WAVY.com.
Stretchers have been brought to the scene. The Navy has not released the condition of the crew, however both ejected. One of the crewmembers was found on the ground, still strapped to his seat, in shock, according to witnesses.
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