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Fighter jet crash

A pilot has died after a US Navy FA-18 fighter jet crashed in a field shortly after take off from RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk. The aircraft was one of six heading back to base in California from Bahrain.

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Debris from jet crash scattered widely over field

Debris from an aircraft which crashed in the Fens has been scattered widely over a field.

The US Navy FA-18 jet came down this morning after taking off from RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk. The pilot has died.

Debris from the aircraft crash. Credit: ITV News Anglia
The crash site. Credit: ITV News Anglia
Debris is scattered over a field. Credit: ITV News Anglia

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