Two French Rafale fighter jets crash at sea.

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  1. v2

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    PARIS, Sept 24 - Two French Rafale fighter jets crashed in the Mediterrenean on Thursday during a test flight from the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier, the navy said in a statement.

    One pilot has been rescued at sea, another is still missing.

    Rafale, made by Dassault Aviation SA (AVMD.PA), is France's most-advanced fighter plane which was about to obtain its first export order ever as Brazil is mulling ordering the jets.

    source: Reuters
     
  2. Airframes

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    Sad news. seems like this is one of 'those' years for aircraft losses.
     
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    RadioFrance is reporting a collision, though it is unconfirmed.
     
  4. Vassili Zaitzev

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    Sad, hope they can find the other pilot.
     
  5. DerAdlerIstGelandet

    DerAdlerIstGelandet Der Crew Chief
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    Always a sad thing...

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    One way or another, I hope they do too. :salute:
     
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    Hate to hear about these kinds of things. :salute:
     
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