An F-16 fighter pilot is stuck dangling from a live electricity line after a crash in France

A U.S. made F16 jet fighter takes off for a training exercise during military exercises in Taitung County, eastern TaiwanA U.S. made F16 jet fighter takes off for a training exercise during military exercises in Taitung County, eastern TaiwanChiang Ying-ying/AP

  • A Belgian Air Force pilot is stuck suspended from a electricity wire in rural France after an F-16 jet crashed on Thursday.
  • "One of our F16's crashed near Lorient in France. The pilots left the plane using their ejectable seats," the air force tweeted.
  • Photos posted to social media appear to show the pilot suspended between two pylons, damage to a farmhouse, and badly scorched ground. 
  • French media report both pilots are alive and that the jet crashed into a house in Pluvigner, Brittany, at around 10:30 a.m.
  • A National Police spokeswoman told The Associated Press no injuries were reported among residents.
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An F-16 fighter pilot is currently stuck dangling from a live electricity line outside a rural French town after the jet crashed and they ejected from the plane.

The Belgian Air Force jet crashed into a house in Pluvigner, Brittany, at around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, The Associated Press and Le Parisien report.

Both pilots ejected safely and are believed to be alive, The Belgian Air Force confirmed on Twitter, writing: "The pilots left the plane using their ejectable seats."

Photos posted to social media show what appears to be a pilot hanging from an overhead electrical wire.

A National Police spokeswoman told the AP no injuries were reported among residents in the area. 

This is a developing news story, check back for updates.

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