Military says Pilot Safe After Crash in San Diego

By: Elliot Spagat AP
By: Elliot Spagat AP

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Military officials say a fighter jet pilot ejected safely from his plane moments before it crashed into a San Diego neighborhood, destroying two homes and damaging another.

A statement issued by Marine Corps Air Station Miramar says The F/A-18D Hornet jet crashed at 11:59 a.m. as it prepared to land at the base. The fiery crash occurred two miles from the base.

Maurice Luque, a spokesman for the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, says he didn't know if anyone on the ground was injured.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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