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Two killed in Jordanian military aircraft crash during training — statement

Maj. Gen. Yousef Huneiti, commander, Royal Jordanian Air Force. (Sgt. 1st Class Jim Greenhill/WikiCommons)
February 12, 2024

Two Jordanian military pilots were killed when their aircraft crashed during a routine training exercise, a military statement said on Sunday.

Major Pilot Omar Atta Abadi and Captain Pilot Muhammad Abdullah Khudair were pronounced dead after they were transferred to Hussein Medical Center following the crash, reported state news agency (PETRA).

The military aircraft from the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) crashed during training at the King Hussein Air Base in Mafraq.

The General Command of the Armed Forces sent condolences to the families, friends, and fellow service members of the two pilots, PETRA said.


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