France crash: Alpha Jet hits home for disabled in Vouvray

A French air force jet has crashed into a home for disabled people in central France, killing one person and leaving several others injured, one seriously, the BBC reports.

French media said the Alpha Jet aircraft, which was on a training flight, came down in the town of Vouvray near Tours at about 17:30 local time (16:30 GMT).

The two crew members had ejected and were unhurt, the air force said.

Uninjured residents of the home are being moved to new lodgings.

The 63-year-old resident who was killed had lived at the home for several years, said Health Minister Marisol Touraine. after visiting the scene of the accident.

About 75 people live at home. The plane hit one of two buildings housing female residents.

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