The initial report via SignOnSanDiego:

A plane has crashed near Cather Avenue and Huggins Street in University City. TV is reporting that it is a military F/A-18 jet.

More via KFMB-TV:

The pilot was reportedly able to eject before the crash. At least one home may be on fire.

Follow the developing story on Twitter.

Update II:
Three are confirmed dead and one may still be missing:

The search for any other victims was suspended because of darkness and would resume Tuesday morning, the medical examiner’s office said.

At a news conference in the University City community where the crash occurred, San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders said it was believed that four people — “possibly a grandmother, a mother and two children” — were in the destroyed house where firefighters found three bodies.

Update:
Twitter user @Cherylhagen reports that the F-18 crashed near her office. Twitter user @brantw has posted a photo of the scene from his office.

Related:
F-18 Info
Marine Corps Air Station Miramar



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