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Crew eject safely after Tornado jet crash

Written by: Staff

LONDON, Oct 24 (Reuters) Two Royal Air Force air crew parachuted to safety after their Tornado fighter jet crashed in Lincolnshire today, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.

''We can confirm that a Tornado has crashed on the Holbeach range near the Wash,'' an MoD spokeswoman said.

Both crew members in the two-seat plane were rescued by helicopter after safely ejecting and were taken to hospital for checks.

Reuters BDP GC1811

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