Deadline for donations to Va. Beach jet crash victims is June 8

Deadline for donations to Va. Beach jet crash victims is June 8

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VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - APRIL 6: In this handout provided by the U.S. Navy, firefighting foam covers the scene of a crash of an F/A-18D Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 106, April 6, 2012 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Two pilots ejected safely moments before their jet crashed into an apartment complex about half a mile away from Naval Air Station Oceana, where the squadron is stationed. (Photo by Antonio P. Turretto Ramos/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

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Posted on May 24, 2012 at 6:28 AM

VIRGINIA BEACH (AP) -- Virginia Beach is setting a June 8 deadline for anyone who wants to donate money to those affected by a Navy jet crash.

The F/A-18D Hornet crashed April 6 just after taking off from Naval Air Station Oceana. No one was killed, but the impact or fire from the crash destroyed dozens of apartments.

The Navy demolished 27 units, removed contaminated soil and cleaned the 37 units that were undamaged.

City officials said Wednesday that they've collected more than $4,300 for the Mayfair Mews Relief Fund.

The city says shortly after June 8, the money will be disbursed to the residents to assist them in their resettlement efforts.

AP-WF-05-24-12 1014GMT

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