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The German Air Force confirmed on Monday (24 June 2019) the fall of two German-made Eurofighter aircraft in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern following a collision in the air. The German Air Force said both pilots confirmed their use of the crash seat to escape the crash.

According to a State Department spokesman, one of the planes landed in a forest area near the Yabel area, while the other fell on the outskirts of a forest area in the Nocentiner Hut area of ​​the state. The two regions are about 10 kilometers apart. No casualties were reported.

The Interior Ministry in the northern German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has announced the fall of two Eurofighter aircraft belonging to the German army. The ministry's announcement came as a confirmation of the information provided by the radio station "Ostzvilh" and the newspaper "Nordkurir".

The two aircraft belong to a squadron of 73 "Steinhof" aircraft stationed in the area of ​​Laje near the city of Rostock. Which was confirmed by the German Air Force in a tweet on Twitter.

State Secretary of State Lorenz Cavier is due to go to the scene to see the situation.

The German news agency DPA learned from the Defense Ministry in Berlin that the rescue forces had found a live pilot of the two Eurofighter pilots who had fallen in the northern German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern today. The ministry said the search for the other pilot was still under way.

AH / H (dpa)

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