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Germany fighter jets collide, pilots eject

Two German warplanes have crashed in northeastern Germany, it's believed the pilots escaped the crash by ejecting.

Two Eurofighter warplanes belonging to the German armed forces have crashed in northeastern Germany, several media outlets reported, with some saying that the pilots of the jets escaped the crash by ejecting.

A spokeswoman for the interior ministry of the eastern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern said: "I can confirm that there was an accident involving two aircraft in northern Germany."

Two media outlets reported that the pilots of the Eurofighters - made by Airbus, BAE Systems and Leonardo - were yet to be located.

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