F15 believed to be from RAF Lakenheath base crashes in field in Lincs on exercise

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US military aircraft thought to be from RAF Lakenheath has crashed in a field near houses and a school in Lincolnshire.

Witnesses saw the F-15 come down in a field near Broadgate, Weston Hills, at about 3.30pm.

The pilot is believed to have ejected from the aircraft - police say he is safe.