US Air Force F-15 fighter jet crashes in North Sea

Agence France-Presse

Posted at Jun 15 2020 07:00 PM

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FILE: US Air Force F-15C. Photo by Staff Sgt. Samuel Rogers, U.S. Air Force

A US fighter jet on a training mission from a British Royal Air Force base in eastern England crashed in the North Sea on Monday, the US Air Force said.

"A US Air Force F-15C Eagle crashed at approximately 0940 (0840 GMT) today (Monday) in the North Sea," USAF Captain Miranda T Simmons said. The cause of the crash is unknown and the fate of the pilot was not immediately established, she added.