Pilot of US fighter jet that crashed off UK coast found dead

Published on 16 Jun 2020 / In News & Politics

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The pilot of the US Air Force F15C fighter aircraft that crashed off the north-east coast of England has been found dead.

In a tweet RAF Lakenheath confirmed that the search for the missing pilot had come to an end.

"The pilot of the downed F-15C Eagle from the 48th Fighter Wing has been located, and confirmed deceased," said RAF Lakenheath.

"This is a tragic loss for the 48th Fighter Wing community, and our deepest condolences go out to the pilot's family and the 493rd Fighter Squadron."

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