Belgian F-16 crashes in France

epa05319410 A F-16 fighter jet of the Belgian Air Force is seen from the German government's plane 'Konrad Adenauer' as it escorts the aircraft carrying German President Joachim Gauck (unseen) on its approach to the Brussels' Zaventem airport, in Brussels, Belgium 08 March 2016. EPA/WOLFGANG KUMM

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A Belgian Air Force F-16 fighter plane has crashed in France, officials say, leaving one pilot caught on a high-voltage electricity line.

Both pilots ejected from the plane near Lorient in Brittany, the Belgian air force said.

French media say the crash took place farther east, near Pluvigner.

Both crew members are believed to have survived and a rescue operation is under way for the trapped man.


Via Sky News

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