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Military Jet Crash Kills Three People

Three people died and two homes were destroyed after a fighter jet returning to a Marine base from a routine training mission crashed in flames into a residential neighborhood yesterday. Burning debris severely damaged other homes and property near the crash site. The pilot safely ejected from his aircraft before it slammed into a home and killed a grandmother, mother and young child inside. Another child that was inside the home at the time of the crash is still missing. The pilot claims the F-18 jet, used widely in the Marine Corps and Navy, lost power in one engine before it spiraled out of control. The Marine Corps has vowed to conduct a full investigation into the cause of the deadly crash. To read the full story, click here.