Iowa Street residents are nervous to return home - Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart IN News, Weather, Sports

Iowa Street residents are nervous to return home

Posted:

"It was very scary, surreal," says Vickey Dinger.

Vickey and her daughter Kelsey say they were on their way out of the house when they heard a loud noise.

"We were just going to the store, we walked out on the porch and we heard the explosion and she ducked. We were thinking something was going to fall on our head," says Vickey.

The private jet missed hitting their home by just one house.

"It got kinda dark and then it was shaking so I stood out there and I was too scared to move and she said 'what is that?" says Kelsey.

When they finally had a chance to look around, they say they were shocked by what they saw next door. "We see the debris just going full force. I look over and the house is just gone," says Vickey.

They've lived here for 10 years. They never thought they'd see this.

"That never even crossed my mind, a plane crashing into the house," says Vickey.

"Not this close, you think that once they make it this far they're pretty safe," says Kelsey.

"It's just surreal." Denise Sult lives directly across the street from where the plane hit.

"You don't expect a broken apart plane to be in your neighbors house." Now she says she is nervous to return home.

"Every plane you hear going overhead, you're going to be a little worried it's coming for ya." She wasn't home when the plane crashed and she was relived to know all her neighbors made it out alive.

"It's amazing if you look at the houses that anybody made it out of them."

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • SLIDESHOW: Back To School

    SLIDESHOW: Back To School

    It is time to head back to school for many area students. Many parents take pictures of their children on their first day and we asked our viewers to send them in. Our viewers did not disappoint. Here are the photos you have been sending in. You can send yours in to iFox28@fox28.comMore >>
    It is time to head back to school for many area students. Many parents take pictures of their children on their first day and we asked our viewers to send them in. Our viewers did not disappoint. Here are the photos you have been sending in. You can send yours in to iFox28@fox28.comMore >>
  • Does the ice bucket challenge actually raise money?

    Does the ice bucket challenge actually raise money?

    You're probably seeing many of your Facebook friends taking the ice bucket challenge lately. It's a viral trend in which people dump ice on each other to raise money for ALS research. But is it actually raising money or is it just a fun social media game?Andrew Lemacks and Ross Bauman of Form and Fitness Personal Training in Mishawaka are working on the challenge this week...with a twist. "For every like on the video we posted today, I'm going to donate a dollar and do a burpee,"More >>
    You're probably seeing many of your Facebook friends taking the ice bucket challenge lately. It's a viral trend in which people dump ice on each other to raise money for ALS research. But is it actually raising money or is it just a fun social media game?Andrew Lemacks and Ross Bauman of Form and Fitness Personal Training in Mishawaka are working on the challenge this week...with a twist. "For every like on the video we posted today, I'm going to donate a dollar and do a burpee,"
    More >>
  • 2 Arrested for alleged involvement in daytime burglaries

    2 Arrested for alleged involvement in daytime burglaries

    The Elkhart County Sheriff's department has arrested two suspects for alleged involvement in daytime residential burglaries.More >>
    The Elkhart County Sheriff's department has arrested two suspects for alleged involvement in daytime residential burglaries.More >>
Powered by WorldNow

Fox 28

WSJV-TV FOX 28
58096 County Road 7, South
Elkhart, IN 46517

Switchboard: 574.679.9758
News Phone: 574.679.4545
Station Fax: 574.294.1267
Email: fox28news@fox28.com

All content ©Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WSJV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Heather Stewart at (574) 343-5310. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.