Royal Jordanian Air Force jet crashes killing pilot and injuring another

Published March 31st, 2016 - 11:14 GMT
Royal Jordanian Air Force pilots prepare for take off. (AFP/File)
Royal Jordanian Air Force pilots prepare for take off. (AFP/File)

One Royal Jordanian Air force (RJAF) pilot died and another was injured after their training plane "Hawk" crashed early Thursday during a training mission, according to an army statement.

The statement by the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF) identified the killed pilot as Major Muath Mohammad Ali Bani and the injured as Captain Asharaf Fayez Sulaiman Tafour.

The statement mourned the pilot and offered deepest condolences to his family.


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