Myanmar military fighter jet crashes, pilot killed

Yangon: A military fighter jet crashed on Wednesday during a routine training, killing its pilot, a military spokesperson said.

The fighter jet crashed into a lake east of Ohn Taw village, Sagaing region at about 10.43 a.m. local time (0413 GMT) on Wednesday, Xinhua news agency reported.

The crash was attributed to technical malfunction, the spokesperson said.

The single seat fighter jet crashed after losing contact with the Tada-U airbase of the Myanmar Air Force, he added.


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