The aircraft, from 48th Fighter Wing based at RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk, crashed on Monday morning.
US F-15 fighter jet has crashed into the North Sea. US F-15 fighter jet reportedly crashes into the North Sea off Yorkshire coast. A search and rescue operation is underway at the alleged crash site.
An F-15C Eagle pilot has been found dead after their aircraft crashed during a routine training mission over the North Sea.
The wreckage of the fighter jet was found earlier on Monday afternoon.
“It is with a very heavy heart that I confirm the pilot of the downed F-15C Eagle has been located and confirmed deceased,” Colonel Will Marshall, Commander of the 48th Fighter Wing at RAF Lakenheath said in a video statement.
“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.”
The rescue operation across the North Sea looking for the pilot of a crashed US F-15 fighter jet which crash of the coast of Yorkshire, UK Army is out looking with rescue team!
The wreckage of a US F-15C Eagle fighter jet which crashed during a routine training mission over the North Sea has been found. The search for the aircraft’s pilot is continuing.