A major operation is underway after a US fighter jet crashed into the North Sea off the coast of East Yorkshire.
The F-15C Eagle, which was from the 48th Fighter Wing at RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk, crashed at around 9.40am on Monday 15 June.
According to RAF Lakenheath, the jet was on a routine training mission with one pilot on board.
The status of the pilot is not known.
In a statement, RAF Lakenheath said:
"At the time of the accident, the aircraft was on a routine training mission with one pilot on board.
WATCH: A statement by Colonel Will Marshall, Commander of the 48th Fighter Wing
The RAF base tweeted ahead of the exercise on Monday Morning.
A search and rescue operation is underway, with coastguard crews attending from Humberside, Bridlington and Scarborough.
In a statement, HM Coastguard said:
"HM Coastguard is coordinating the response after reports were received of an aeroplane going down into the sea 74 nautical miles off Flamborough Head.
The F15C, a single-seater air defence fighter, has been used by the US Air Force since 1979.
RAF spokesman Martin Tinworth said the aircraft has an "exceptional flight safety record".