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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Emergency services at scene of US jet crash

Emergency services are at the scene of jet crash in Cambridgeshire, where one person has been confirmed dead.

The US F-18 fighter jet came down in farmland in Redmere near RAF Lakenheath.

Police cars at the scene of a jet crash. Credit: ITV News Anglia
The plane came down in farmland in Cambridgeshire. Credit: ITV News Anglia
The crash happened in Redmere near Ely. Credit: ITV News Anglia

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