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Two rescued after two RAF Tornados crash in Moray Firth

Two crew have been picked up by helicopter after two RAF Tornado jets crashed in the Moray Firth.

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) said the Tornado GR4s, which
have a pilot and navigator, were from RAF Lossiemouth, on the Moray
coast. The RNLI said Wick, Invergordon and Buckie lifeboats were searching for two missing crew south of Wick.
The MoD said one of the aircraft had been seen in the water and the other was classed as "missing". Aberdeen Coastguard was alerted to the incident at about 13:50. An RAF helicopter picked up two people and flew them to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness. The three lifeboats have been searching an area 25 miles (40km) south
of Wick, in the Beatrice oil field, for the two crew who remain
missing. The field has an oil and gas platform and two experimental offshore wind turbines.
An MoD spokesman said: "The R

Added: Jul-3-2012 Occurred On: Jul-3-2012
By: LickyLicky
World News
Tags: RAF, crash, lossiemouth, missing pilot, crew, tornado bomber, jet aircrafr,
Location: Scotland, United Kingdom (UK/GB) (load item map)
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