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BAF training aircraft crash landed in Jessore

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A PT-6 training aircraft of Bangladesh Air Force was crash landed in Jessore due to technical fault Thursday morning, air force sources said.
None was hurt in the incident, our correspondent from Jessore reported, quoting sources in the air force.
The source said a training aircraft was compelled to crash land at a paddy field of Mahidia village under Jessore sadar upazila at about 11:22am.
The aircraft took off from the Bir Shreshtha Matiur Rahman airbase in Jessore at 10:30 am.
Pilot officer Jami and squadron leader Faruk, who were on board in the aircraft, were rescued by a helicopter unhurt.
'The aircraft was slightly damaged and was being repaired', the source added.




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