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U.S. Air Force jet crashes in England; Pilot rescued with minor injuries

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Posted at 12:16 PM, Oct 08, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-08 12:16:05-04

(CNN) — A military aircraft crashed Wednesday in eastern England, police in Lincolnshire said Wednesday.

The pilot ejected from the aircraft, sustained a minor injury and left the scene by helicopter, police said.

The plane is a U.S. Air Force F-15, according to a U.S. Department of Defense official.