Two German Eurofighter Typhoon jets have collided during a training exercise.
“The Eurofighters collided in the air and then crashed,” Spiegel cited a Bundeswehr spokesperson as saying.
A Luftwaffe spokesperson was reported as saying that the pilots had ejected but are still missing.
EUROFIGHER ZUSAMMENGESTOßEN Nach Ostseewelle-Informationen sind über der Müritzregion zwei Eurofighter zusammengestoßen und abgestürzt. Mehr dazu in unseren Nachrichten. pic.twitter.com/RwqmYjU7yh
— Ostseewelle HITRADIO (@ostseewelle_de) June 24, 2019
So far, one pilot has been found alive, hanging in a tree canopy.
More than an hour later, a major search is still underway for the second pilot.
Updates will be posted as and when they are received.