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RAF jet crashes in Cornwall after crew eject

Written by on 25/03/2021

A Royal Air Force Hawk T1 jet has crashed in Cornwall.

It is understood that both crew ejected and nobody has died.

Military sources confirmed the crashed jet is from 736 Naval Squadron based at Culdrose.

Cornwall Air Ambulance says it is responding to reports of an “aircraft engine failure”, with two people on board reportedly suffering “minor injuries”.

Devon & Cornwall Police said: “Emergency services are currently in the St Martins area of Helston following reports of a plane crash.

“Public are asked to avoid the area whilst first responders attend the scene. Updates as we get them.”

 Sky News

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