ANKARA, Turkey—A Turkish Air Force aerobatic jet crashed in central Turkey on Wednesday, killing its pilot, Turkey’s protection ministry stated.
The NF-5-type jet belonging to the Turkish Stars aerobatic staff, went down throughout coaching, close to the city of Karatay, within the central province of Konya. The explanation for the crash was underneath investigation, the ministry stated.
Addressing members of his ruling occasion shortly after the crash, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated he was deeply saddened by the information and led a short, silent Muslim prayer for the deceased pilot.
The crash left particles scattered throughout an empty discipline. Television footage confirmed authorities inspecting the positioning, surrounded by firetrucks, ambulances, and different automobiles.