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2 Killed In Trainer Jet Crash

June 23 2011

South Korea

Two South Korean air force pilots have been killed in a training crash in Cheongwon in the central part of the country, reports the JoongAng Daily.

The Russian-made T-103 trainer jet was apparently in distress while attempting to land on Tuesday, said air force officials.

An eyewitness told Agence France-Presse that the plane was flying low and got caught in power lines.

The jet broke into two large pieces and caught fire, killing a pilot instructor and student, the air...

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