By Muhammed Boztepe
ANKARA (AA) - Two pilots were martyred when a military training aircraft crashed in Turkey’s western Izmir province on Friday, the Turkish General Staff said in a statement.
According to the statement by the General Staff, the aircraft crashed in Izmir’s Cigli district.
“Our training aircraft, which left the Cigli/Izmir 2nd Main Jet Base Command today as part of a planned training flight, crashed. Two of our gallant staff were martyred,” the statement said.