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WorldBelgian fighter jet crashes in France, pilot hits power line

16:45  19 september  2019
16:45  19 september  2019 Source:   msn.com

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French authorities say a Belgian F-16 fighter jet has crashed in a populated area in western France and one of its pilots is caught on a high-voltage electricity The plane was traveling from Belgium to a naval air base in France when it came down between the towns of Pluvigner and Landaul, in Britanny

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PARIS (AP) — A Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed Thursday in western France, damaging a house, setting a field ablaze and leaving a pilot suspended for two hours from a high-voltage electricity line after his parachute got caught, according to French authorities.

Belgian fighter jet crashes in France, pilot hits power line© Provided by The Associated Press FILE - In this Wednesday, May 18, 2016 file photo, a Belgian F16 fighter jet flies over Florennes Military Airbase, in Florennes, Belgium. A Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 on a road in western France and one of its pilots is hanging from a high-voltage electricity line after his parachute got caught, according to French authorities. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File)

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A Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed Thursday in western France , damaging a house, setting a field ablaze and leaving a pilot suspended for two hours The plane was traveling from Belgium to a naval air base in France when it came down between the towns of Pluvigner and Landaul, according to a

A Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed Thursday in western France , damaging a house, setting a field ablaze and leaving a pilot suspended for two hours from The plane was traveling from Belgium to a naval air base in France when it came down between the towns of Pluvigner and Landaul, according

Emergency workers extracted the pilot safely after cutting off power in the area, and he was been taken to a nearby hospital for medical checks, a spokesman for the regional administration told The Associated Press.

No one on the ground was hurt. Surrounding homes were evacuated as the pilot was being taken down and firefighters battled the blaze from the crash.

The pilots flagged an "engine technical incident" while traveling from Florennes air base in Belgium to the military airport in the French city of Lorient, the Belgian Defense Ministry said in a statement. It did not elaborate.

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Emergency workers reportedly extracting pilot from high-voltage line after Belgian jet crashed . Associated Press. Thu 19 Sep 2019 11.50 BST. French authorities say a Belgian F-16 fighter jet has crashed in western France and one of its pilots is caught on a high-voltage electricity line .

Fighter pilot trapped on high-voltage power lines by his parachute after F-16 jet crashes in France . The plane was flying from Belgium to a naval air base in France when it came down between the towns of Pluvigner and Landaul, according to a statement from the regional prefecture, or

One of the plane's wings sliced the roof and facade of a house in the town of Pluvigner, in Britanny, before plunging into a neighboring farm field, said Ludovic Kauffer, who lives in the house.

Kauffer was at work at the time of the morning accident, but his parents were home and described to him the "booms" of the crash.

"My mother is in shock, my father is too," he told The AP. "The most important thing is that everyone is OK."

The plane was traveling from Belgium to a naval air base in France when it came down between the towns of Pluvigner and Landaul, according to a statement from the regional prefecture, or administration.

Two pilots were aboard, and both ejected before the crash. One was safely rescued but the other got stuck on the power line.

The plane itself was not armed, the statement said.

Local newspaper Le Telegramme showed images of the pilot hanging from the line, black smoke and flames rising from the area and a damaged house.

A national police spokeswoman said about 100 police surrounded the crash site and are investigating what happened. Belgian air safety investigators will head to France to join the probe.

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Samuel Petrequin in Brussels contributed.

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