A major search-and-rescue operation was launched after the F-15 fighter jet came down near Flamborough Head on Monday morning.

The body of a pilot has been found after a US military jet crashed into the North Sea off the coast of Yorkshire.

A major search-and-rescue operation was launched after the F-15C Eagle fighter jet came down near Flamborough Head in East Yorkshire on Monday morning.

The aircraft was from the 48th Fighter Wing, based at RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk.