Claim: Photograph shows an F/A-18 Hornet flying past a Detroit apartment building.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, July 2009]
I work in downtown Detroit and the last few years during the Gold Cup boat races there is a
Origins: The startling picture displayed above was taken by Detroit News
photographer Steve Perez on
Although the photographer’s vantage point and the flattening effect of a two-dimensional telephoto lens make the jet appear to be very close to the apartment building, according to the military “the jet was actually about 200 to
Last updated: 24 September 2015
Geller, Andy. “Yikes! This Is Plane Scary.” New York Post 13 July 2009. ClickOnDetroit.com. “Detroit Gets Close Encounter with Jet.” 13 July 2009.