5 injured after military training plane crashes in US Texas

Published September 20, 2021, 6:04 AM

by Xinhua

HOUSTON — Five people were injured after a military training jet crashed on Sunday in a residential area in Lake Worth, the south central U.S. state of Texas, according to local media reports.

Two people were ejected from the plane and have been taken to local hospitals, with one person in critical condition and the other in serious condition, said a report from local media outlet Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Another three people injured on the ground were treated and released at the scene, said a CNN report.

The Fort Worth Police Department tweeted that two to six homes were damaged following the crash.

All fires have been extinguished, the Fort Worth Fire Department said on Twitter.

The cause of the crash remains unclear. The neighborhood is about seven miles northwest of the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Fort Worth.

 
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