Saturday, April 7, 2012

Virginia Jet Crash: 3 People still Unaccounted For

Three people are still unaccounted for after an American military fighter jet crashed into a block of flats in Virginia and exploded into flames.

The US Navy F-18 plane suffered what the Pentagon is describing as a "catastrophic mechanical malfunction" during a training flight before smashing into an apartment complex in the Virginia Beach area.

As many as five low-rise buildings were on fire and flames and thick, black smoke were sent billowing into the sky.

No deaths have yet been reported, but three residents of the Mayfair Mews complex for the elderly remain unaccounted for. Read More