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.

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No other casualties or property damage has been reported.

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