Fighter Jet Crashes in San Diego Neighborhood

Two crew members ejected; no reports of injuries on ground
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 8, 2008 3:34 PM CST
The neighborhood hit by the crash.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – A fighter jet returning from a training mission caught fire and crashed into a residential neighborhood in San Diego today, the Union-Tribune reports. Both crew members ejected safely before the F/A-18 barreled into a home on the ground. At least one house is on fire, but no injuries on the ground have been reported. The jet was from a squadron that includes both Navy and Marine pilots.