Taiwanese pilot killed in French jet crash

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 21:04

Paris: A Taiwanese pilot was killed in France Wednesday after his fighter jet crashed, Xinhua reported.

According to French media, the Mirage 2000-5 fighter jet crashed in eastern France early Wednesday, killing the pilot, who was the only occupant of the aircraft.

The 37-year-old pilot was a Taiwanese. He was on a training course with the French air force at the Luxeuil-les-Bains airbase.
A probe has been ordered to determine the cause of the crash.

IANS



First Published: Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 21:04

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