A German air force pilot was killed on Monday after his two fighter jets crashed into each other during a training mission in Germany, the countrys defence minister said.
The pilot of the other Eurofighter Typhoon jet was able to eject safely and survived.
Images show the jet on fire before it plummeted to the ground north of Malchow.
Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said three unarmed fighter jets left their base in Laage, near the Baltic sea port of Rostock, shortly before 2pm local time.
She said: After about 20 minutes, there was an aerial collision between two Eurofighters, with fatal consequences.
The third pilot saw two parachutes descending to the ground, indicating pilot ejection mechanisms were triggered after the crash in Germanys Mecklenburg Western Pomerania state.
Von der Leyen added: One pilot was recovered alive, but the second pilot was dead when he was found. We share in the grief oRead More – Source