Egypt fighter jet crashes, pilot killed
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“During an armed forces exercise on January 14, 2020, a fighter plane crashed in one of the training areas, leading to the death of its pilot,” the military said in a statement on Facebook.
It said it was investigating the cause of the incident.
Egypt’s armed forces have several recently purchased American, Russia and French jets.
Earlier today, the military issued a slick video announcing exercises aimed at quelling militant activity in restive northern Sinai and securing Egypt’s borders with Libya and Sudan. ■