Photo: Nicolas Cassagne

Patrouille de France Alpha Jet crash-landed at Perpignan-Rivesaltes

This Thursday, July 25, one Dassault Dornier Alpha Jet E aircraft (number 2) of the Patrouille de France crash landed in the airport of Perpignan-Rivesaltes late morning. The pilot ejected and is slightly injured.

Patrouille de France prepared to participate on the St Cyprien Air Festival (Fête aérienne St Cyprien) today. The aircraft has stopped almost on the D117 Peyrestortes Road, which borders the runways of the airport.

The exact circumstances are still unclear, we will update our article after the official statement published by the French Air Force.