Pakistan air force jet crashes, killing pilot

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Posted: Nov 14, 2011 3:50 AM
Pakistan air force jet crashes, killing pilot

Pakistan's air force says one of its fighter jets has crashed during a training mission because of a technical problem and that the pilot was killed in the crash.

The air force says in a written statement that the jet crashed on Monday near Attock, a town about 40 miles (70 kilometers) west of the capital, Islamabad.

No other casualties or property damage has been reported.

The air force says it has opened up an investigation into the crash.