A military plane crashed in Lake Worth, Texas, Sunday, leaving multiple homes “heavily damaged” and several people injured, according to the Fort Worth Fire Department.
“FWFD PIO on scene of a military training aircraft crash in Lake Worth,TX. 2 homes heavily damaged, currently 2-3 patients being treated at this time,” the department posted on Twitter.
The department asked people to avoid the area at Tejas Trail and Telephone Road exept for credentialed members of the media.
“12:45PM- #FWFDUpdate on media staging area: New location: 3850 Adam Grubb Street in #LakeWorth New Time: 1PM This will be a joint briefing with #YourFWFD & @lakeworthpd” the department tweeted. “We ask that the public continue to AVOID THE AREA for your safety & safety of the first responders.”
CBS DFW reported that two pilots were confirmed injured by Matt Zavadsky with Medstar, including one who is in critical condition.
The Lake Worth Police Department said up to six homes were damage in the crash that occurred near the 4000 blocks of Tejas and Dakota trails roughly 8 miles from Fort Worth, according to CNN.
Also in September, the U.S. Navy declared five missing sailors deceased following an MH-60S helicopter crash off the coast of California.
The helicopter, an MH-60S Sea Hawk, attached to the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) aircraft carrier, was conducting routine flight operations approximately 60 nautical miles (about 69 miles) off the coast of San Diego, when it went down at 4:30 p.m. PDT, the U.S. Pacific Fleet said.
The Navy later identified those killed in the crash as: Lt. Bradley A. Foster, 29, a pilot from Oakhurst, California; Lt. Paul R. Fridley, 28, a pilot from Annandale, Virginia; Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class James P. Buriak, 31, from Salem, Virginia; Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Sarah F. Burns, 31, from Severna Park, Maryland; and Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Bailey J. Tucker, 21, from St. Louis, Missouri.
Earlier this year, a military plane crash in Alabama left two people dead near Montgomery Regional Airport, executive director Marshall Taggart Jr told WFSA.
Fox News reported that the aircraft was a two-seat T-38 jet, Montgomery’s Emergency Management Agency Director Christina Thornton told the news outlet Friday.
Fox News reported that aircraft was a two-seat T-38 jet, Montgomery’s Emergency Management Agency Director Christina Thornton told the news outlet Friday.