Alpha Jet overran the runway at the Aéroport Internationale Perpignan-Rivesaltes

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Alpha Jet overran the runway at the Aéroport Internationale Perpignan-Rivesaltes

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"Mishap Patrouille de France Alpha Jet!!

On Thursday 25 July 2019, around 11:30 hrs local time, an Alpha Jet (PdF-2, E146, F-UHRR) from the French Air Force demonstration team Patrouille de France overran the runway at the Aéroport Internationale Perpignan-Rivesaltes.

The Alpha Jet exited the runway at high speed. The pilot ejected and was taken to hospital for examination. The exact cause and circumstances are not known yet.

The team was to give an aerial display in the afternoon near the coastal town of Saint Cyprien.

Photo credits: Nicolas Cassagne, Valerie Ch., Jérémy Bonnard and Thierry Kaiser (all via l'Independant)

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