Jordanian military plane crashes, two pilots dead

Published April 6th, 2015 - 09:29 GMT
Two F-16 Royal Jordanian Air Force jets. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
Two F-16 Royal Jordanian Air Force jets. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Two pilots, one Jordanian and the other Iraqi were killed after a Jordanian Air Force "Firefly" plane crashed on Monday during a training mission, according to spokesman of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, Colonel Mamdouh Al Amiri.

The spokesman identified the two as Jordanian Air Force pilot Lt. Col. Ibrhaim Hassan Hassouneh and Iraqi student pilot Laith Ali Nasser.

The General Headquarters of the Armed Forces mourned the two pilots and offered deep condolences to their families.


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