US Military Jet Crashes In England: F-15D Crashes In Lincolnshire During Training Exercise

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A U.S. military jet crashed in England Wednesday, but the single-seater plane’s pilot managed to eject safely, according to reports. The crash has raised concerns among local villagers about the safety of U.S. military training exercises taking place in their area.

Lincolnshire police said that members of the public contacted emergency services around 3.30 p.m. Wednesday to report that they had seen a jet come down in a field. According to witnesses, an F-15D Eagle flying out of RAF Lakenheath spun out of control and crashed, according to a report from the Telegraph. The UK’s Channel 4 News tweeted a picture of the aftermath of the crash.


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