Video shows military jet crashing into Texas neighborhood after colliding with bird

The pilot was preparing to land at a nearby Navy base in Texas when a bird collided with the plane moments before it crash landed in a residential neighborhood.

A newly released video shows the moment a bird flew into a Navy jet conducting a training exercise before it crashed into a residential neighborhood in Texas, damaging at least one home.

The crash occurred on Sept. 19, 2021 when a U.S. Navy T-45C Goshawk jet trainer from Kingsville was going to land at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Fox Dallas reported. 

The footage shows a bird flying into the jet as the aircraft was descending. The pilot is heard saying he has an emergency and would try to make it to a runway. 

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A Navy jet crashed into a Texas residential area last year after the plane collided with a bird, damaging a home upon crash-landing. 

A Navy jet crashed into a Texas residential area last year after the plane collided with a bird, damaging a home upon crash-landing.  (Fox 4 Dallas)

During the incident, he says he isn't going to make it before crashing in Lake Worth, a few miles from the reserve base.

Both pilots in the plane, a student and instructor, ejected before the crash, the news outlet reported. One had their parachute caught in power lines, while the other was found nearby.

No one was seriously hurt.

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Cleanup from the crash was completed a few weeks after the crash, but no one was seriously hurt.