A US military jet has crashed into the North Sea off the coast of Yorkshire.
A major operation is underway after the F-15 fighter jet came down near Flamborough Head in East Yorkshire, south of Scarborough, reports the Sky News.
The pilot has been found dead, the US air force said in a statement.
"This is a tragic loss for the 48th Fighter Wing community, and our deepest condolences go out to the pilot's family and the 493rd Fighter Squadron," the squadron's official twitter feed said.
In a statement, the US Air Force confirmed the F-15C Eagle crashed at around 9.40 am in UK time.
The aircraft was from the 48th Fighter Wing at RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk, it added.
"At the time of the accident, the aircraft was on a routine training mission with one pilot on board," the US Air Force said.
"The cause of the crash as well as the status of the pilot are unknown at this time, and UK Search and Rescue have been called to support.