The Chilling Scene After Jet Crashes in California Neighborhood

Smoke from the crash could be seen for miles.

June 5, 2014— -- A Marine jet crashed into a neighborhood in Imperial, California, Wednesday, exploding and setting nearby homes on fire.

The pilot ejected safely and was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries, officials with Marine Corps Air Station Miramar said. No civilian injuries have been reported.

Smoke from the crash could be seen for miles.

The flames smoldered, fueling residents’ fears.