Two killed in military jet fighter crash in Khanh Hoa province

A military jet fighter crashed in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa in the morning on June 14, killing two pilots.
At the scene of the accident
At the scene of the accident

The crash occurred far away from populated area in Suoi Tan commune in Cam Lam district, added chairman of the People’s Committee of Cam Lam district, Nguyen Huu Hao.

Meanwhile the Air Force Officer Training School in Nha Trang city in Khanh Hoa province reported losing contact with the trainer aircraft on Friday morning.

The aircraft was later identified as the IAK-52 of the 920 Regiment of the Air Force Officer Training School with two air force officers Captain Le Xuan Truong of the First Squad of the 920 Regiment and Sergeant Dao Van Long. Truong died inside the aircraft, while Long died on the way to the hospital. The plane lost control of the base at 9:35 a.m. for training exercise, according to the Ministry of Defense.

Local police are investigating the case.