Monday 19 April 2021
News ID: 88908
Publish Date: 07 April 2021 - 21:27

ANKARA (Sputnik) – Turkey’s Defense Ministry has confirmed that a Northrop F-5 has crashed in Konya province, south-central Turkey, and that the plane’s pilot was killed. According to local media, the crashed jet belonged to the Air Force’s Turkish Stars aerobatic team deployed at Konya’s 3rd Main Jet Base, and that the accident happened during a training flight.  Photos from the scene show smoke rising in an empty field. Television footage shows security and medical teams taping off an area, with multiple ambulances and military vehicles, at least one fire truck and a helicopter on the scene.

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