Navy officials determine cause of jet crash in Virginia Beach
U.S. Navy officials in Virginia, now know what caused a jet to crash into a Virginia Beach apartment complex.
It happened back in April. They say both of the plane's engines failed.
“It was a catastrophic mechanical failure,” said Rear Adm. Ted Branch. “But as you will soon become aware, it was not a single failure, but an extremely unusual and complex multi-system emergency.
The crew members on board managed to eject before the accident. More than 30 units at the apartment complex were heavily damaged.
Fortunately no one was killed or seriously hurt.