a us navy fighter jet has crashed into homes in washington dc in america.
wreckage ... The rear of the jet on fire after crashing
the fearsome f-18 aircraft slammed into a building in virginia beach – after two pilots ejected.
Dramatic reports show the wreckage on fire close to a destroyed property.
Witness george pilkington said: "it was just a big ball of flames."
the condition of the pilots are unknown and it is not clear if anyone else has been hurt or killed.
fighter ... An f-18 jet
alarmed eyewitnesses said the jet was leaking jet fuel as plummeted to the ground with its nose pointed up into the air.
It is not known whether the jet was carrying weapons at the time of the crash at around noon on friday.
The rear engines of the f-18 were visible sticking out of the side of the apartment complex as fire crews and police raced to contain the area.
Source - BBC News