Egypt Pilot killed in jet crash in south

first_img Natural spring cleaning tips and tricks for your home The Russian-made MiG warplanes were once the backbone of Egypt’s air force. They began to be replaced in the 1980s and 1990s by U.S.-made fighter jets such as the F-16.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project CAIRO (AP) – Egyptian security officials say a fighter plane has crashed near the southern city of Aswan, killing the pilot.Officials say the Russian-made MiG-21 jet crashed while on a training flight Wednesday in an agricultural area north of Aswan. Fire fighters rushed to put out the blaze caused by the crash and cordoned off the site.The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief reporters. They did not give the cause of the crash. Sponsored Stories Parents, stop beating yourself up Top Stories center_img Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Comments   Share   How men can have a healthy 2019last_img

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