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F-15 crashes, pilot safe on ground

ROYAL AIR FORCE STATION LAKENHEATH, England (AFNS) -- An F-15D Eagle from the 48th Fighter Wing at Royal Air Force Station Lakenheath, England crashed at approximately 3:28 p.m. (10:28 a.m. EST) today, while conducting a combat training mission.

One person was on board the aircraft at the time and ejected safely. A board of qualified officers will investigate the accident.

Additional details will be provided as soon as they become available.

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