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April 7, 2012

Statement 4: 4:00 p.m.

All patients from the Navy jet incident have now been discharged from Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital.

April 6, 2012

Statement 3: 5:28 p.m.

All patients from the Navy jet incident have been treated and released except for one member of the air crew, who is being admitted.

Statement 2: 4:26 p.m. 

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital has received a total of seven (7) patients in connection with the Navy jet crash in Virginia Beach.

The latest patient, an EMS volunteer, was checked into the emergency department at 4:00PM EDT with knee pain related to working at the scene of the crash.

Other patients included two with smoke inhalation, one of whom was treated and released, one who blacked out at the scene and was brought for evaluation and a Virginia Beach police officer who fell at the scene and was injured.

The other two patients are the Navy air crew, one of whom is in fair condition and one of whom is in good condition. The Navy will release any additional information about their personnel.

Statement 1:  3:20 p.m.

Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital has received a total of six (6) patients from this incident. One (1) patient has been treated and released. Five (5) others remain in our care, including two (2) from the air crew.

One of the crew members is currently in fair condition, while the other is in good condition.

Of the patients we've treated, two have suffered smoke inhalation and another had passed out.

Sentara drills several times per year to be prepared for these kinds of incidents. Our intent is to serve our community with compassionate care.


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