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US Air Force looking into reports of military jet crash in eastern England

  • Police seen near the scene of a jet crash, in Redmere, Cambridgeshire, England, Wednesday Oct.  21, 2015. The pilot of a U.S. Marine Corps F-18 was killed Wednesday when the plane crashed near a British air base in eastern England, U.S. and British officials said. (Chris Radburn/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

    Police seen near the scene of a jet crash, in Redmere, Cambridgeshire, England, Wednesday Oct. 21, 2015. The pilot of a U.S. Marine Corps F-18 was killed Wednesday when the plane crashed near a British air base in eastern England, U.S. and British officials said. (Chris Radburn/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT  (The Associated Press)

  • Defence personnel stand in a field, at the scene of a jet crash, in Redmere, Cambridgeshire, England, Wednesday Oct.  21, 2015. The pilot of a U.S. Marine Corps F-18 was killed Wednesday when the plane crashed near a British air base in eastern England, U.S. and British officials said. (Chris Radburn/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

    Defence personnel stand in a field, at the scene of a jet crash, in Redmere, Cambridgeshire, England, Wednesday Oct. 21, 2015. The pilot of a U.S. Marine Corps F-18 was killed Wednesday when the plane crashed near a British air base in eastern England, U.S. and British officials said. (Chris Radburn/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT  (The Associated Press)

Emergency services in eastern England and the U.S. Air Force say they are investigating reports of a plane crash near the Lakenheath air base.

Cambridgeshire Fire Services said two crew members had been called to the scene Wednesday.

Air Force spokeswoman Stephanie Longoria said the service was looking into reports that a jet crashed after taking off from a British air base, but she had no further information.