The 38 year old pilot ejected from the jet. Aware, he was medicalized locally by firefighters, awaiting transport by helicopter to University Hospital of Besancon, France.
The F/A-18 Hornet was flying with two Swiss F-5 Tiger aircraft in a routine exercise when the crash occurred, a spokesman for the Swiss defense dept. said.
Crash F18 #suisse dans le #Doubs à Glamondans Pilote éjecté, pas de victime autorités suisses attendues sur place pic.twitter.com/9tuIzbOFaZ
— jc galeazzi (@jcgaleazzi) 14 Octobre 2015