Military jet crashes in California neighborhood



(CNN) — A military jet based at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma in Arizona crashed Wednesday in a neighborhood in Imperial, California, the Marines said in a statement.

Maj. Carl Benjamin Redding Jr. said that homes were impacted, but it was unknown whether any civilians were injured.

The AV-8B Harrier pilot ejected and was taken to a hospital for evaluation, he said.

Imperial is 90 miles east of San Diego and is north of El Centro.


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