It's being reported that a Navy jet crashed
Friday near Virginia Beach, Virginia, a military spokesman said.
The plane appears to have crashed into some apartments, and two
apartment buildings were on fire.
The jet was an F/A-18 from Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia
Beach, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
A witness, George Pilkington, said that he saw the jet strike an
"When the initial impact happened, there was debris and pieces
of the airplane flying everywhere,” hitting other buildings,
Pilkington said. “There’s damage to different parts of the
buildings all around it.”.
story is still developing.
Update: A Navy
official reported that both pilots had been taken to a hospital
with non-life-threatening injuries. Still awaiting word on
others on the ground and in the buildings.