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Accidental Ejection Leads To Death Of Pilot

June 08 2012


A Brazilian air force cadet has been killed in a freak accident when he was ejected from his aircraft while it was still on the ground, reports the Spanish EFE news agency.

The cadet was reportedly preparing for a training mission on Monday aboard a T-27 Tucano turboprop aircraft at the air force academy in Pirassununga when he was suddenly ejected.

The cadet died later in the hospital, said authorities.

The incident is under investigation. It was not immediately clear if...

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