Pilot of Belgian F16 jet stuck on high-voltage line after ejecting from plane in western France

Pilot of Belgian F16 jet stuck on high-voltage line after ejecting from plane in western France
# 19 September 2019 14:53 (UTC +04:00)

A Belgian F-16 fighter jet has crashed during military drills, two pilots managed to eject, APA reports citing Sputnik.

The reports say that one of the pilots was stuck on a high-voltage line after ejecting and was wounded.

According to Ouest-France, a residential building was hit during the crash. However, there were no injuries, residents had been evacuated earlier.

​Forty firefighters and twenty rescue teams from Sdis du Morbihan are currently mobilised, reports say.

The plane took off from the Florennes Air Base near Namur, Belgium and was going to the naval aviation base of Lann-Bihoué, Morbihan.​

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