American pilot dies in Ukrainian Air Force fighter jet crash

Posted at 12:17 PM, Oct 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-16 14:17:11-04

An American pilot was killed in a fighter jet crash during a training operation conducted in Ukraine Tuesday.

Fox News reports the pilot was one of two aboard a Ukrainian fighter jet that crashed during a joint military training involving the U.S. Military and their counterparts in Ukraine.

It was not immediately clear if the other pilot aboard the Su-27 was killed or injured.

The identity of the deceased pilot has not yet been released.

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