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Belgian Air Force F-16 AM fighting jet, a military war aircraft on an aerobatic air show display during the 53rd Paris Air Show in Le Bourget Airport LBG in France.Image copyright
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File photo: A Belgian Air Force F-16 AM jet

A Belgian Air Force F-16 fighter plane has crashed in France, officials say, leaving one pilot caught on a high-voltage electricity line.

Both pilots ejected from the plane near Lorient in Brittany, the Belgian air force said.

French media say the crash took place farther east, near Pluvigner.

Both crew members are believed to have survived and a rescue operation is under way for the trapped man.

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