A U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagle crashed at approximately 9:40 a.m. local time, June 15 in the North Sea off the coast of England. The pilot was killed in the crash.
The aircraft was from the 48th Fighter Wing at RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom.
At the time of the accident, the aircraft was on a routine training mission with one pilot on board. The cause of the crash is still unknown at this time.
U.K. Search and Rescue assisted with the search and rescue efforts. The cause of the crash is under investigation.