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F-16 Goes Down In France, Pilots Eject

September 19 2019


A Belgian F-16 fighter jet has crashed in western France, reports the VRT News (Brussels). 

On Thursday, the jet went down during a training mission over Pluvigner, Bretagne, said the Belgian Defense Ministry. 

It had taken off from Florennes airbase in Belgium and was headed toward the French naval airbase at Lann-Bihoue, reported Ouest-France.

Both pilots onboard ejected before impact. One landed on the ground while the other was caught in power cables. He was safely rescued by...

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