Turkish military plane crashes, pilot killed

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Posted: Mar 13, 2012 9:59 AM
Turkish military plane crashes, pilot killed

Turkey's military says an air force jet has crashed in central Turkey, killing the pilot.

The military says in a statement that the Northrop F-5 plane went down near the city of Konya on Tuesday during a training flight. It says the cause of the crash was under investigation.

The state-run Anadolu Agency says the plane belonged to the Air Force's aerobatic team, the Turkish Stars.