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French Fighter Crashes Into Suburb; 2 Injured

February 18, 1987|Associated Press

MULHOUSE, France — A French air force Mirage F-1 fighter crashed into a suburb of Mulhouse on Tuesday, setting a house on fire and slightly injuring two people, rescue workers said.

The pilot of the unarmed plane, based at the Strasbourg-Entzheim air base, safely ejected from the aircraft before it hit the Mer Rouge quarter west of Mulhouse in eastern France.

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