Pilot in US fighter jet crash off UK coast is dead

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15 juni 2020, 19.45

The body of a pilot has been found after a US F-15C Eagle fighter jet crashed into the North Sea during a routine training mission Monday, military officials said.

"The pilot of the downed F-15C Eagle from the 48th Fighter Wing has been located, and confirmed deceased," said a statement on the RAF Lakenheath Facebook page, where the plane was based."

His name would be released once next of kin had been informed, it added.