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Last Updated: Tuesday March 23 2010 18:18 GMT

Red Arrows pilot in mid-air crash

Red Arrows

A Red Arrows pilot has been taken to hospital after a mid-air crash between two planes.

The pilot ejected from his aircraft after the accident which saw his plane crash onto a runway in Crete during a practice run.

The pilot of the second plane managed to land safely on the ground

A spokesperson for the RAF who run the super-skilled acrobatic display team said an investigation will be begin to find out what caused the crash.

The world famous air display team was formed back in 1965 and its pilots have completed more than 4,000 aerobatic displays in 53 countries.