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US warplane, A US Air Force F-15 crashed into the North Sea off Middlesbrough during a training flight.

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The aircraft participated in a training exercise at Flamborough Head and a rescue mission was launched for the pilot.

RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk before crashing at 9:40 a.m

The single-seat aircraft was based at RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk before crashing at 9:40 a.m. The cause of the incident is unclear.

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Rescue Operations

Two RNLI lifeboats were heading to the crash site while three Boeing KC-135 Stratotankers from the United States were circling above.

A basic statement said: “ The aircraft belonged to the 48th Fighter Wing, RAF Leakenheath, United Kingdom.

β€œAt the time of the accident, the aircraft was on a routine training mission with a pilot on board.

“The cause of the crash, as well as the status of the pilot, are currently unknown, and the British search and rescue service has been called in to provide support.”

Earlier today, RAF Lakenheath shared photos of three warplanes with the caption: “Ready for Monday as … #weareliberty”.

An American military helicopter crashed on the east coast of England in 2014, killing all four crews on board.