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The belgian pilot freed from the French high voltage power lines after the crash of an F-16

A Belgian F-16 is a Thursday morning crash in the west of the country. The two pilots have had their ejection seat is used and then one of them got stuck in the power lines. It was after a few hours of release.

The pilot was stuck in the wires, in the vicinity of the village of Pluvigner in Brittany. The emergency services have made him around 13: 00 hours, have been brought down. He was slightly wounded and hit will be taken care of in the hospital.

The other pilot landed with no problems, though he is slightly wounded were hit.

The F-16’s had departed for a training flight, and would land at the military airport of the French Lorient. After a flight of one hour and eight minutes and put it down. A research team led by the Belgian ministry of defence is investigating the circumstances of the incident.

@OuestFrance-Un of the 2 pilotes “bloqué par-son, a parachute, sur une ligne électrique est en cours d’évacuation – 📷 Photo by @LeTelegramme #Pluvigner #Brittany #Bretagne #avion # – F16 #, Belgique

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“My wife heard a massive’ explosion’

The plane crashed next to a house is the down. As a part of the roof had even been touched by a wing of the building, and the trees caught fire. The local residents living within a radius of 500 metres have been temporarily evacuated.

“My wife was inside and heard a huge explosion, followed by a second one. She is to go straight to the garden walked, and saw a burning airplane,” said one resident of the affected home from the regional newspaper, ‘Ouest-France’.

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