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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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Photo captures jet shortly before Cambridgeshire crash

FA-18 Honets Red Devils. Credit: Simon Farrow

A local photographer has taken pictures of a US fighter jet taking off from RAF Lakenheath, shortly before one crashed.

An FA-18 Hornet crashed in farmland this morning, killing one person.

Simon Farrow, a local photographer, said six jets flew in on Saturday and four yesterday. It is believed they were due to depart today.

FA-18 Honets Red Devils. Credit: Simon Farrow

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