IMPERIAL COUNTY, CA – A sunny afternoon in one California neighborhood took a terrifying turn. A military jet crashed into a residential neighborhood in Imperial county. The accident happened Wednesday afternoon.
Neighbors captured video with their cell phone as the flames engulfed the homes. One neighbor even saw the whole thing happen.
Luckily, the pilot was able to eject from the plane safely. He was taken to the hospital for an evaluation.
Even though three homes were completely destroyed, amazingly, no one on the ground was hurt.
As to what caused the crash, officials are still working to figure all that out.