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Fighter jet crashes in SE Turkey

F-16 crashes in Diyarbakir; no casualties reported

Can Erözden   | 12.12.2016
Fighter jet crashes in SE Turkey

Ankara

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey

An F-16 fighter jet crashed in Turkey's southeastern province of Diyarbakir late Monday, said military sources.

The sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to the media, told Anadolu Agency that there were no casualties.

The fighter jet crashed near a village after a training session. The cause of the crash remains unknown.

The pilot had ejected safely, the sources said.

*Reporting by Ahmet Kaplan, Fikret Kavgali, Hasan Namli; Writing by Can Erozden 


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