**Update 1: One pilot has been announced dead.
A Canadian CF-18 fighter jet has crashed near the community of Cold Lake in the western Canadian province of Alberta.
A search & rescue operation is underway around the crash site.
The fate of the pilots are unknown.
#RCAF helicopter crews dispatched to Cold Lake Training Area to conduct search for pilot following crash of CF-18
— Canadian Forces (@CanadianForces) November 28, 2016