Russian warplane crashes on training exercise, pilot killed

February 29, 2016 6:45 PM

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MOSCOW – The Russian military says one of its warplanes crashed while on a training exercise in southern Russia and the pilot was killed.

The Defense Ministry statement, carried by the Tass news agency, says the Su-25 ground attack aircraft went down Monday evening in an uninhabited area in the Stavropol region. The crash caused no casualties or damage on the ground.

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