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Amateur video captures jet crashing onto house

Thursday, Jun 05, 2014 - 00:47

June 5 - Amateur video captures the aftermath of a Marine Harrier jet that crashed into a home in the Southern California community of Imperial after the pilot safely ejected. Mana Rabiee reports.

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A jet crashes into a home. NATS: "What about the guy that's supposed to be in there?" The pilot had ejected and survived. The fiery aftermath on the ground caught on tape. NAT: "Get out! Get out, get out of the way!" It happened Wednesday afternoon in the Southern California town of Imperial. The jet just fell out of the sky, say witnesses. SOUNDBITE: WITNESS JENNA MIDDLETON SAYING: "I look up and its coming towards me, towards our house and it back fired again and two seconds after that it just completely noise dived down and that's when i just saw a huge explosion." No one was killed but at least two homes were destroyed and another damaged. The plane had taken off from a Marine Corps station in Yuma, Arizona. The crash comes less than a month after another Harrier jet from that same base crashed south of Phoenix. The Marine Corps is investigating.

Amateur video captures jet crashing onto house

Thursday, Jun 05, 2014 - 00:47

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