Monday, December 08, 2008

Military jet hits US town

At least one building is on fire after a military jet believed to be an F-18 crashed into a residential area of San Diego in California. Channel 10 News said the plane came down near Cather Avenue and Huggins Street in University City and that the pilot ejected safely. Around 60 firefighters have attended the scene of the crash. Pictures on the BBC showed at least one house almost entirely destroyed and clouds of white smoke enveloping the scene. Sky News and CNN have both broken the news but have not yet shown pictures.
Update [01:49] - at least 3 people have died following the crash CNN has reported
Update [02:47] - a fourth person is reported missing in the crash Sky News has reported

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