The Chilling Scene After Jet Crashes in California Neighborhood

Published 06/05 2014 02:36AM

Updated 06/05 2014 02:37AM


A Marine jet crashed into a neighborhood in Imperial, Calif. Wednesday, exploding and setting nearby homes on fire.

The pilot ejected safely and was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries, officials with Marine Corps Air Station Miramar said. No civilian injuries have been reported.

Smoke from the crash could be seen for miles. 

The flames smoldered, fueling residents’ fears. 

Emergency crews rushed to the crash site. 

The flames consumed nearby cars, turning them to twisted metal and ash. 

Heavy black smoke billowed from the crash site. 

Fire crews eventually put the fire out, the end to a scary – but miraculously, not fatal – jet crash.

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