RAF Lakenheath: US fighter jet crashes into North Sea

A US Air Force pilot is missing after a fighter jet crashed into the North Sea.

The F-15C Eagle, from the 48th Fighter Wing at RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk, crashed shortly after 0940 BST while on a training mission.

The cause of the crash is currently unknown but the US Air Force confirmed only one pilot was on board.

Search and Rescue teams are working to help find the pilot and aircraft.

More soon.