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Civilian deaths, injuries anticipated in US Navy plane crash

Washington - Civilian deaths and injuries were anticipated in Friday's crash of a US Navy F-18 into residential buildings in Virginia Beach, south of Washington.

Tim Reilly, the Virgina Beach fire chief, told CNN that there was "significant damage" to five buildings that were home to a total of 40 apartments.

"We have not been able to get in there yet," Reilly said. "We anticipate injuries and deaths."//DPA

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