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Jet crash victims back home

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WTVR) - The dozens of people displaced after their Virginia Beach apartment complex was hit by a Navy jet in April are finally back home.

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality issued a letter to the Navy on Thursday saying that no further corrective action is needed. [MORE: Twitter, other social sites capture horror of Navy jet crash ]

The Navy demolished 27 units at the Mayfair Mews Apartments, removed contaminated soil and cleaned 37 units that were not damaged.

The apartment complex was struck by an F/A-18D Hornet on April 6 shortly after it took off from nearby Naval Station Oceana.

Navy officials are investigating the cause of the crash.

COMPLETE COVERAGE: Navy jet crash in Virginia Beach

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