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British Fighter Jet Crashes into the Sea – Watch Video

British F35 jet CRASHES in the Mediterranean: RAF Pilot on £100m jet from UK’s flagship aircraft carrier HMS.

Queen Elizabeth is forced to eject during routine operation. A UK F-35B Lightning II has crashed into the Mediterranean sea earlier today.

The pilot of the £100m stealth jet was able to eject before the aircraft hit the sea. The Ministry of Defence confirmed the pilot has been rescued from the sea.

It was one of eight UK fifth generation jets on patrol with HMS Queen Elizabeth.

British Fighter Jet Crashes into the Sea

A UK F-35B Lightning II stealth jet has crashed into the Mediterranean sea while on patrol with the UK’s flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth.

The pilot ejected from the stealth jet which crashed into the sea.

The MoD has confirmed the pilot has been safely returned to the aircraft carrier and a full investigation has been launched.

This is the first time the UK has lost one of the £100m fifth-generation stealth jets.

The aircraft was one of eight UK fast-jets onboard the Royal Navy’s flagship along with 10 US aircraft providing Big Lizzie’s air wing which as been on board for the flagship’s first operation tour which has lasted for the past seven months.

A British F-35B Lightning II stealth jet has crashed into the Mediterranean sea while on patrol with HMS Queen Elizabeth (file photo)

According to the MoD: ‘A British F35 pilot from HMS Queen Elizabeth ejected juring routine flying operations in the Mediterranean this morning.

‘The pilot has been safely returned to the ship and an investigation has begun, so it would be inappropriate to comment further at this time.’

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