Blue Angel crash in Tennessee

Nashville TV station WKRN is reporting a U.S. Navy Blue Angels jet crashed this afternoon in Smyrna, Tenn. during a practice run. The La Vergne fire chief confirmed the accident happened around 3 p.m. LifeFlight helicopters from Vanderbilt University Medical Center were called to the scene.

The Tennessean reports “a fireball and thick black plume of smoke could be seen just beyond the runway at Smyrna Airport and from Interstate 24.”