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Pilot Missing As US Military Jet Crashes Into Sea

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The pilot of a is missing after the jet crashed into the North Sea off the coast of Yorkshire.

Pilot Missing As US Military Jet Crashes Into Sea
Pilot Missing As US Military Jet Crashes Into Sea

In a statement, the US Air Force confirmed the F-15C Eagle crashed at around 9.40am.

The aircraft was from the 48th Fighter Wing at RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk, it added.

“At the time of the accident, the aircraft was on a routine training mission with one pilot on board,” the US Air Force said.

“The cause of the crash as well as the status of the pilot are unknown at this time, and Search and Rescue have been called to support.

“As soon as additional details become available, they will be provided.”

Adelowo Adegboyega
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