China`s naval jet crashes during training mission

A Chinese navy fighter jet crashed during an exercise over a mountain area in the eastern Zhejiang province, officials said on Friday.

PTI| Updated: Jun 06, 2014, 18:29 PM IST

Beijing: A Chinese navy fighter jet crashed during an exercise over a mountain area in the eastern Zhejiang province, officials said on Friday.

The jet crashed last night near the city of Yiwu, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
The aircraft was a fighter-bomber JH-7 "Flying Leopard".
The navy aircraft from the Donghai Fleet of the Chinese navy crashed during tactical training courses.

There was no collateral damages.

Military officials did not say how many people were on board. The JH-7 typically carries two.