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Pilot Dies Following Trainer Crash

April 12 2012


An investigation is underway to determine the cause of a fatal crash of an air force plane in Bangladesh.

A Bangladeshi trainer crashed in a village on Sunday, killing one of its two pilots, reports Flight International.

The L-39 jet went down near Tengail, north of the capital of Dhaka, shortly after taking off, reported Deutsche Presse-Agentur.

Both pilots ejected and were taken to a nearby hospital, where one of them died.

The accident leaves the air force with seven...

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