A US fighter jet crashed on Monday into the North sea near the English coast. A Pilot and the plane are missing. Rescue workers are in use.A American fighter has crashed on Monday in the North sea . It was a routine training flight . The Pilot and plane are missing. the British rescue forces are in use.
Middlesborough - A American fighter has crashed during a practice flight in the North sea off the English coast. According to the BBC, it is a plane of a model F-15C Eagle of the Royal Air Force Station Lakenheath in Suffolk. The reason of the accident unknown .
A @usairforce F-15C Eagle crashed at approximately 0940 today in the North Sea. The aircraft what from the 48th Fighter Wing, the aircraft was on a routine training mission with one pilot on board. https://t.co/1Psg3N1JCz— RAF Lakenheath (@48FighterWing) June 15, 2020
North sea: US fighter jet crashes into the sea Pilot and plane missing
The U.S. Air Force confirmed on your information platform, the crash of the machine and announced, that a Pilot on Board was. Both the Pilot and the plane are missing. The accident occurred around 9.40 am local time. A spokeswoman for the Royal coast guard (Her Majesty's Coastguard) told the BBC that a helicopter and multiple lifeboats control the crash site.
We are coordinating a response today after reports were received of an aeroplane going down into the sea 74NM off Flamborough Head, Yorks.— HM Coastguard (@HMCoastguard) June 15, 2020
Our helicopter from Humberside has been sent along with Bridlington and Scarborough @RNLI lifeboats.
The plane flew in Formation with three other Jets , when it fell 137 km from the coast into the sea.
USAF F15 down Reports of an F15 crash in the North Sea, callsign CHOSEN4. Formation of 4 x @48FighterWing F15s out from RAF Lakenheath. No information on crew. Humberside RESCUE912 Coastguard helicopter scrambled.— CivMilAir ✈ (@CivMilAir) June 15, 2020
Mil aircraft over the North Sea atm. pic.twitter.com/vjgBoSoG4T
North sea: US fighter jet crashes into the sea - the Air Force comments
In an official Video Statement that was released at 14.00 on Twitter, confirmed Colonel Wants to Marshall, Commander of the Air Force Station, again the crash of the aircraft. The reason for the crash was unknown. Rescue forces were on their way, the Pilot is still missing.
He thanked me for the use of the British forces and was hopeful to find the place of the pilot and to be able to retrieve it.
"Search and Rescue efforts are currently under way, but the pilot and of the aircraft is still missing. We will provide updates as they become available, while prioritizing respect and consideration for the pilot's family." - Col. Wants to Marshallhttps://t. co/bJ8LHnY4ad pic.twitter.com/d5u1l6f2iu— RAF Lakenheath (@48FighterWing) June 15, 2020
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