Chinese Navy fighter jet crashes , two pilots killed

Chinese Navy fighter jet crashes , two pilots killed
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*BEIJING - *

A Chinese navy fighter jet crashed during training on the southern island province of Hainan on Tuesday, killing two pilots, the defence ministry said.

There were "no casualties on the ground," the ministry said in a statement, adding that the cause of the accident was under investigation.

China 's military, which is undergoing a well-funded modernisation drive, has had other accidents in recent years. by Taboola link: Sponsored Links link: . link 3 Ingredients Will Unclog Your Arteries Without Medication and Reduce Cholesterol FastFood Prevent link

An air force plane crashed in Guizhou province during a training exercise in January 2018, killing crew members onboard, the air force said, without revealing the number.

State media reported the crash of an aircraft carrier-based J-15 fighter in April 2018 during training, resulting in the death of the pilot. APP/AFP

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