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Breaking News: US fighter jet crashes off the English coast, pilot missing

US fighter jet crashes off the English coast, pilot missing

A US Air Force pilot is missing after a fighter jet crashed into the North Sea. 

The F-15C Eagle, from the 48th Fighter Wing at RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk, crashed just after 0940 BST while on a training mission. 

The cause of the crash is not yet known but the US Air Force confirmed one pilot was on board. 

Search and Rescue teams are currently working to help find the pilot and fighter jet. 

More to follow. 

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