US Air Force Plane Crashes Into North Sea

Associated Press
June 15, 2020 - 6:19 am
F-15C Eagle

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LONDON (AP) — A U.S. Air Force fighter plane with one pilot on board crashed into the North Sea on Monday. The status of the pilot wasn't known.

The F-15C Eagle from the 48th Fighter Wing was on a routine training mission from RAF Lakenheath when it crashed at 9:40 a.m. local time (4:40 a.m. EDT).

U.K. search and rescue authorities are taking part in the search of the crash site.

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