Tuesday, October 24, 2006

UPDATE on RAF jet crash in Lincolnshire

BBC reporting that a jet-fighter has crashed near Holbeach - presumably on or near the bombing range. Crew said to have been rescued safely.


RAF confirms a two seater GR4 Tornado from RAF Marham - like this one - crashed into The Wash just after 11.00 this morning, close to Holbeach practice bombing range in Lincolnshire.

Two crew members ejected and have been picked up and are on their way to hospital.

An air sea rescue helicopter and the Skegness and Hunstanton lifeboats were scrambled to help with the rescue.

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