Report: Fighter jet crashes in Switzerland

Report: An F/A-18 fighter jets crashes in central Switzerland

Associated Press

GENEVA (AP) -- Swiss media are reporting that a military fighter jet has crashed in central Switzerland.

Zurich newspaper Tages Anzeiger and 20min.ch say that the Swiss Air Force F/A-18 jet went down near a military airport in Alpnach in the Lake Lucerne region on Wednesday.

Police told The Associated Press they are investigating the scene near the airport.

Swiss media say that authorities have dispatched a helicopter to the scene. The crash also has shut down a nearby railway line.

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