BREAKING NEWS: Plane crashes into residential area

AT least one person has been killed and two injured after a military plane crashed landed – setting several houses on fire.

A J-7 fighter jet of the PLA Air Force smashed into a number of homes in China’s Hubei Province this morning during training.

It’s understood the pilot parachuted to safety before being taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Pictures show smoke billowing from the scene after houses erupted into flames following the crash.

Emergency services rushed to the area, with at least two people taken to hospital after houses were reduced to rubble.

It’s understood one person has been killed, reports Global Times.

More to follow…