Turkish fighter plane crashes, 2 pilots survive

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Posted: Apr 26, 2011 10:02 AM
Turkish fighter plane crashes, 2 pilots survive

Turkish Air Force says a fighter jet has crashed shortly after takeoff during a training flight but its two pilots escaped unharmed after ejecting.

The Air Force said the plane crashed within perimeters of a base near the western city of Eskisehir on Tuesday.

It says the pilots were well but have been taken to a hospital for medical examination.

It says the cause of the crash is under investigation.