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  • Navy Jet Crashes Into Va. Apartment Building

    Emergency crews extinguish a fire at the scene of a jet crash April 6, 2012 in Virginia Beach, Va. A Navy jet crashed into an apartment building, shortly after takeoff, according to a Navy spokesman. The two pilots ejected from the aircraft before the crash and were taken to the hospital.
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  • Navy Jet Crashes Into Va. Apartment Building

    Emergency personal gather at the scene of the jet crash April 6, 2012 in Virginia Beach, Va. The crash started a fire at the Mayfair Mews apartment complex. Six people were treated at the hospital, including the two air crew.
    L. Todd Spencer/Virginian-Pilot/AP Photo
  • Navy Jet Crashes Into Va. Apartment Building

    Virginia Beach firefighters work the scene of a jet crash, April 6, 2012 in Virginia Beach, Va. The apartment complex is about three miles from the landing strip at Oceana Naval Station.
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  • Navy Jet Crashes Into Va. Apartment Building

    Emergency personnel work at the scene of the crash, April 6, 2012 in Virginia Beach, Va. The aircraft -- an F/A-18 Hornet -- was part of the VFA-106 Strike Fighter Squadron, which is a training squadron for student pilots.
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  • Navy Jet Crashes Into Va. Apartment Building

    A man is helped by rescue personnel at the scene of a jet crash, April 6, 2012 in Virginia Beach, Va. Four people who were on the ground near the crash where taken to Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital. The hospital said it was treating two patients for smoke inhalation and one who passed out. Another had already been treated and released.
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  • Navy Jet Crashes Into Va. Apartment Building

    Virginia Beach firefighters work the scene of a jet crash, April 6, 2012 in Virginia Beach, Va. "The plane went straight up with no sound. ... And [then] he went right into a dive and I thought maybe it was a training exercise and then, boom," John, an eyewitness, told ABC News affiliate WVEC. "I've never seen nothing like it before."
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  • Navy Jet Crashes Into Va. Apartment Building

    One of the two pilots aboard the Navy jet that crashed into an apartment building in Virginia Beach, Va, on April 6, 2012 is loaded into an ambulance. In a statement, Sentara Virginia Beach Hospital said that it received six patients from the crash. While one had been treated and released, the others, including the two air crew, remained at the hospital.
    WVEC
  • Navy Jet Crashes Into Va. Apartment Building

    Virginia Beach Fire Department Battalion Chief Tim Riley told WVEC April 6, 2012 that first responders had planned for this type of accident. " We've done two mishap drills in the past two years and, unfortunately, today it has come to fruition," he said.
    WVEC
  • Navy Jet Crashes Into Va. Apartment Building

    Firefighters battle a blaze at the scene of a Navy jet crash in Virginia Beach, Va., on April 6, 2012. The F/A-18 Hornet flew into an apartment building 12:05 p.m. and set the site on fire. The two pilots were transported to the hospital. There was no word on whether anyone on the ground had been injured.
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  • Navy Jet Crashes Into Va. Apartment Building

    First responders work at the scene of a Navy jet crash in Virginia Beach, Va., on April 6, 2012. The aircraft flew into an apartment building and set the site ablaze. The two pilots were transported to the hospital.
    WVEC
  • Navy Jet Crashes Into Va. Apartment Building

    WVEC
  • Military jet crashes in Va. Beach

    Ross Grogg tweets, "Pilots eject one being treated at VB General via @PilotNews seat near Barberton #hrva #jetcrash"
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  • Military jet crashes in Va. Beach

    Ross Grogg ‏tweets, "Jet crash fire off 24th"
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  • Military jet crashes in Va. Beach

    Ross Grogg ‏tweets: "View from the Birdneck Food Mart at 580 Birdneck Rd #jetcrash #hrva"
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  • Military jet crashes in Va. Beach

    Smoke fills the air April 6, 2012 after a Navy jet crashes into a two-story apartment building in Virginia Beach, Va. Patrick McAleenan, a former Navy SEAL, told the Navy Times that he was a block away from the crash site. "I knew it was an aircraft," he said. "They fly over all the time."
    WVEC
  • Military jet crashes in Va. Beach

    The burning fuselage of an F/A-18 Hornet smolders April 6, 2012. Former Navy SEAL Patrick McAleenan told the Navy Times that the pilot and naval flight officer ejected to avoid the jet crashing into a nearby school.
    WVEC
  • Military jet crashes in Va. Beach

    Smoke rises from the burning fuselage of an F/A-18 Hornet April 6, 2012 after the jet crashed into an apartment building in Virginia Beach, Va. Another witness described to ABC News affiliate WVEC-TV the scene after the crash. "I saw nothing but red, just red and orange, flashing, and just a crackling noise," eyewitness Colby Smith said.
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  • Military jet crashes in Va. Beach

    The crash in Virginia Beach, Va., occurred at 12:05 p.m. in Virginia Beach, Va.
    WVEC
  • Military jet crashes in Va. Beach

    After the jet crashed into the apartment building April 6, 2012, bystanders rushed to carry its occupants to safety.
    WVEC
  • Military jet crashes in Va. Beach

    A Navy jet crashed into an apartment building in Virginia Beach, Va., on April 6, 2012, shortly after takeoff, according to a Navy spokesman.
    WVEC
  • Military jet crashes in Va. Beach

    Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell offered additional resources to the Virginia Beach community after the April 6, 2012 crash. "Our fervent prayer is that no one was injured or killed in this accident," he said in a statement.
    WVEC
  • Military jet crashes in Va. Beach

    The apartment complex hit by the Navy jet April 6, 2012 in Virginia Beach, Va., was just three miles from the landing strip at Oceana Naval Station.
    WVEC
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