Student military pilot is in critical condition after ejecting on to power lines during training flight before jet crashed into three homes in Lake Worth

A military aircraft crash was reported on Sunday morning in Lake Worth, Texas that left three homes damaged and two pilots injured, with one in critical condition after being ejected from the aircraft and on to power lines.

The pilots, an instructor and a student, were using the aircraft as part of a military training course near Corpus Christi International Airport. The instructor pilot was in stable condition after being ejected in the neighborhood.

The student pilot was seen engulfed in flames before hitting powerlines, a witness told CBS 11.

Debris damaged three Lake Worth homes with the plane being found in one of the backyards.

The aircraft was said to be a Navy T-45C Goshawk jet trainer aircraft that was assigned from Training Air Wing 2 at Naval Air Station in Kingsville, according to a statement from Chief of Naval Air Training.

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Source: Daily Mail