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Planes collide during training in Lithuania

By the CNN Wire Staff
A picture released by the Lithuanian Air Force shows the site of the wreckage after the jets' collision on Tuesday.
A picture released by the Lithuanian Air Force shows the site of the wreckage after the jets' collision on Tuesday.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • French plane collides with Lithuanian plane during training exercise
  • No one is hurt
RELATED TOPICS
  • France
  • Lithuania

(CNN) -- A French Mirage 2000 jet fighter collided with a Lithuanian plane during a training mission Tuesday in Lithuania, the French Defense Ministry said.

No one was hurt during the training exercise at an air force base in Siauliai, Northern Lithuania, military officials from both countries said.

Two French jet fighters and and a Lithuanian jet trainer were in the air when one of the jet fighters collided with the Lithuanian plane, officials said.

Both pilots of the Lithuanian L-39 Albatross ejected and are safe. Their plane crashed.

The French jet landed, Lithuanian officials said.

 
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