As the Nordkurier first reported, two Eurofighters from Laage Air Base (Tactical Air Force Squadron 73 “Steinhoff”) collided in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania this afternoon. Nothing is currently known about possible victims.
According to the Bundeswehr, both pilots operated the ejection seat, the pilots are currently being searched for. According to a dpa report, the crash of the two machines was observed by a pilot of a third machine. This is said to have informed the Air Force of the clash that occurred.
- 15:21: A pilot was found alive, the second pilot is still being searched.
- 16:30: The police in Neubrandenburg have reported the discovery of a body. The confirmation that it is the pilot has not yet been given.
- 5:40 pm: The Air Force confirmed that the second pilot could only be recovered dead.
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