Photos: F/A-18 crashes in Va. Beach

Photos: F/A-18 crashes in Va. Beach

Photos: F/A-18 crashes in Va. Beach

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Posted on April 6, 2012 at 10:09 AM

Updated Sunday, Nov 24 at 11:05 PM

VIRGINIA BEACH -- An Oceana-based jet has crashed in Va. Beach.

Virginia State Police say it happened around 12:10 p.m. Friday on Birdneck Road.  An apartment complex there also is on fire.

I-264 East at First Colonial Road is closed; The Laskin Road offramp from I-264 is also closed to all traffic.

13News' partners at the Virginian-Pilot report Navy officials as confirming an F/A-18 Hornet -- a two-seat jet belonging to VFA (Strike Fighter Squadron) 106 -- has crashed in the vicinity of Birdneck Road.

 

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