Twitter, other social sites capture horror of Navy jet crash

Posted at 4:57 PM, Apr 07, 2012
and last updated 2012-04-07 17:24:35-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WTVR) – Social networking sites began to show the chaos moments after a Navy F-18 jet crashed into an apartment complex Friday afternoon in Virginia Beach.

Many folks stopped to take photos, which they shared on Facebook or Twitter. Here are some tweets that show photos captured Friday.

User Nenni09 posted this photo to Twitter. Her status read “just witnessed this jet crash.”

Another user, Ross Grogg, posted this photo titled “jet crash fire off 24th.”

Others shot and uploaded video of the horrific scene, which they posted to sites like Facebook and YouTube.