Egypt aircraft crashes during military training

Ahram Online , Wednesday 21 Nov 2012

Fighter jet goes down over East Aswan district during armed forces exercise, pilot dies


A Mig 21 fighter jet crashed on agricultural land in the Upper Egyptian district of Nasr Al-Nuba, Wednesday, killing the pilot and leaving a three metre-wide crashsite.

The aircraft departed from Aswan airport and ran into trouble during a military training exercise over the East Aswan village of Bilana.

Ambulances and fire-fighting trucks rushed to the scene of the accident.

It took security several hours to find the pilot and confirm his death.


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