Keyword: Lorient

Belgian F-16 crashes in NW France, ejected pilot lands on power line

A Belgian air force F-16 fighter jet crashed near Lorient in Brittany, north-west France, on Thursday, tearing the roof of a house and setting fire to a shed, while one of its ejected two-man crew became stuck for two hours when his parachute entangled a high-voltage electricity line.

Hunt continues for Brittany hit-and-run driver who killed child

A march by around 1,000 people was held on Thursday in the port of Lorient, north-west France, in homage to a nine-year-old boy who was killed when a car fleeing a gendarmerie checkpoint in the town mounted a pavement and hit the child and his seven-year-old cousin, who remains critically ill, while a major search continues to find the fugitive driver whose passenger has now handed herself in to police.