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A Mirage 2000 disappeared from radar between the Doubs and the Jura

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On Wednesday, shortly after 11am, a Mirage 2000D fighter plane disappeared from the radar screens in a mountainous area between the Doubs and Jura.

A Mirage 2000D fighter plane that took off from Nancy-Ochey airbase in Meurthe-et-Moselle disappeared from radar screens shortly after 11 am in a mountainous area between the Doubs and Jura with two soldiers on board. we learned from the prefecture of Doubs.

The plan Aero-terrestrial rescue (Sater), which frames the search for „an aircraft that could have landed or fall“, was triggered by the prefect of Doubs at 11:45, said the prefecture.

The two soldiers on board did not show up. „We are looking for this plane that disappeared from radar in an area between Haut-Doubs and Haut-Jura,“ said the prefecture, confirming information from the Republican East.

The two soldiers on board did not show up, the same source added. Research in this vast mountain area is difficult because of the snow and lack of visibility. The Mirage 2000 „was unarmed and did not have an additional tank,“ according to the prefecture.