A U.S. Navy Blue Angels jet crashed just after takeoff Thursday afternoon, according to Smyrna, Tennessee, scanner traffic.
Shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday, it was reported that there is one fatality in the crash, possibly the pilot. Smyrna police and fire departments are securing the scene as a search for victims is taking place.
The jet was scheduled for practice for the Great Tennessee Air Show in Nashville
No identification for the victim of the crash has been given and no further information is available at this time.
The video below shows footage just before takeoff Thursday. (Source: Facebook)