Military jet crashes in northwestern Myanmar, killing pilot

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YANGON: FEB. 16 – A military fighter jet crashed on Wednesday during routine training, killing its pilot, a military spokesperson told Xinhua.

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.

The crash was attributed to a 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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