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Military jet crashes near Yuma

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Military officials have confirmed a Harrier jet stationed out of the Marine Corps Air Station-Yuma has crashed in Imperial, California.

Witnesses are reporting the aircraft crashed into a home setting it on fire (see photo). But the military is not confirming that information at this time.

MCAS-Yuma have tweeted that the pilot ejected.

This is the second time a Harrier jet from MCAS-Yuma has crashed in the last month.

The last crash was in May on tribal land outside of Phoenix. In that crash, the pilot ejected from the aircraft and suffered minor injuries. No one else was hurt.

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