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Serbian military training aircraft crashes

Crash takes place in northeastern Kovacica municipality, some 30 miles away from capital Belgrade

11.04.2018
Serbian military training aircraft crashes

Belgrade

BELGRADE, Serbia

A Serbian military training aircraft crashed on Wednesday morning in northeastern part of the country, a statement by the Ministry of Defense said.

According to the statement, Super Galep G-4 aircraft crashed at 09.50 local time [0750GMT] in Kovacica municipality, some 50 kilometers (30 miles) away from capital Belgrade, the statement said.

The two pilots ejected themselves before the crash, while a crew of search and rescue services have been dispatched to the site, it added.

Serbian media reported that one of the pilots died and the other had been taken to a nearby hospital.

However, the ministry did not confirm the information.

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