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Pilot killed as training aircraft crashes in Tangail

Nasim : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2018-11-23 5:27:24 PM     ||     Updated: 2018-11-24 8:22:16 AM

Staff Correspondent, Tangail: A pilot of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) was killed as a training aircraft crashed in Madhupur of Tangail on Friday afternoon.

The accident took place around 3:00pm.

Delwar Hossain, station officer of Madhurpur fire service said, the crashed aircraft was a training plane of Telki Firing Zone.

Quoting ISPR Directorate Director Lt Col Alamgir Kabir, Rezaul Karim Shammi, assistant director of Inter Services Public Relation Directorate (ISPR) confirmed the matter.

The F-7 aircraft crashed during the air exercise. Arif Ahmed Dipu, a wing commander of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) was killed in the crash.

risingbd/Tangail/Nov 23, 2018/Shahriar Sifat/Nasim