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Air force plane crashes, two pilots dead

By JT - Apr 06,2015 - Last updated at Apr 06,2015

AMMAN — A Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) training aircraft crashed Monday morning resulting in the death of two pilots.

According to a statement issued by the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF) – The Arab Army, the pilots killed in the crash of the Firefly trainer were Lt.-Colonel Ibrahim Hassouneh and student pilot Laith Nasser, an Iraqi national.

JAF Spokesperson Colonel Mamdouh Ameri said the aircraft crashed while on a routine training mission.

 

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