The causes of the crash of the US Air Force fighter are currently unknown. The name of the pilot is not called until his relatives are informed.
In the North Sea, off the coast of England, they found the body of a pilot of the American F-15 fighter, which crashed during a training flight on June 15. This was reported by the press service of the British Air Force Base Lakenheath, with which the plane took off.
“The pilot of the fallen F-15C Eagle from the 48th fighter regiment of the US Air Force was found, his death is confirmed,” – said in a statement released on Twitter.
It is noted that the name of the pilot will not be announced until his family is informed about the incident.
The pilot of the downed F-15C Eagle from the 48th Fighter Wing has been located, and confirmed deceased.
This is a tragic loss for the 48th Fighter Wing community, and our deepest condolences go out to the pilot's family and the 493rd Fighter Squadron.https://t.co/GwCWFwImaS
— RAF Lakenheath (@48FighterWing) June 15, 2020
Earlier in the sea found the wreckage of the aircraft. The causes of the crash are not reported.
Recall that the accident occurred near Cape Flamborough Head. The plane flew from the Lakenheath base in Suffolk, which is used by the British and US Air Force.