F-18 Fighter Jet Hits Building

An F-18 fighter jet hit an apartment building in Virginia Beach on Friday afternoon, sending thick black smoke through the sky. The Virginia Pilot reported that the Navy confirmed that both pilots were safely ejected from the jet. Both officers were taken to the hospital, according to reports on the scene. A spokesperson from the Virginia Beach Fire Department said that fires in two buildings near the crash site have been contained. The Navy confirmed that five civilians and both pilots were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.