Military jet crashes in San Diego neighborhood

An F-18 military jet has crashed in a densely populated San Diego neighborhood, sparking at least one house fire.

Officials say the pilot ejected, but it isn't clear whether the pilot or anyone on the ground is injured.

The Federal Aviation Administration says the plane went down about two miles from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar.

Television news footage shows what appears to be the remnants of a smoldering house and two cars on fire. A high school sits near the crash site.

Residents describe hearing a couple of booms and then seeing black smoke and flames shooting into the sky. One man says his house shook and he thought it was a major earthquake, but bigger than any he'd ever felt.

Another man says he saw two houses on fire and several cars explode.

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