US fighter jet crashed in North Sea: Coastguard helicopter in rescue mission

The jet is thought to have gone down off the North East English coast

PA Photo : Andrew Parsons
PA Photo : Andrew Parsons

A US fighter jet has crashed into the North Sea just off the North East coast of England.

The jet was part of a formation of four fighter jets flying out from RAF Lakenheath.

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The coastguard helicopter is believed to be involved in the rescue mission.

As of yet, there is no information on the crew onboard.

More to follow

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