A Navy fighter jet crashed into an apartment complex in Virginia Beach today, creating a fireball and causing the evacuation of the area. The pilot dumped his fuel to avoid an even larger explosion, and waited until the last second before ejecting, in order to steer the plane away from a nearby school. His efforts seem to have been successful, since as of this writing only five people on the ground were reported injured, none seriously. The two crew members on the plane ejected safely.
In other news, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has called for an investigation into the killing of Trayvon Martin, the Florida teenager who was shot to death by a neighborhood watch volunteer back in February.
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