Navy aircraft crashes in Alabama; extent of injuries unclear

MAGNOLIA SPRINGS, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a U.S. Naval aircraft has crashed in Alabama. The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office tweeted Friday evening that the crash occurred in Magnolia Springs, which is southeast of Mobile, near the Gulf Coast. They did not immediately release information about possible fatalities. Authorities say no one on the ground was hurt but a home in the area was on fire. It was not immediately clear what type of plane crashed or how many were on board. The sheriff’s office say the U.S. Department of Defense and the Navy were set to handle the investigation.