Military aircraft crashes in Lake Worth residential area


UPDATE: LAKE WORTH, Texas (AP) — A military training jet has crashed in a Dallas suburb, injuring the two pilots and damaging three homes.

Authorities say both pilots managed to eject from the plane before it crashed Sunday in Lake Worth, which is just west of Fort Worth.

Police Chief J.T. Manoushagian said at a news conference that one pilot’s parachute got tangled in power lines and that both were being treated for injuries. He said the people who live in the three damaged homes will be displaced because of the crash.

Lake Worth’s fire chief said the crash could have been much worse.

ORIGINAL :LAKE WORTH, TX (KWKT FOX 44) — A military aircraft is down in a Lake Worth residential area.

Lake Worth Police have confirmed one plane is down and 2-6 homes are damaged.

The aircraft went down between the 4000 blocks of Tejas and Dakota.

Emergency services are on the scene and we will have more information as it becomes available.

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