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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Fighter jet crashes in Switzerland - Defense Ministry


Fighter jet crashes in Switzerland - Defense Ministry

An undated handout photo shows a Swiss Air Force single seater Boeing FA-18C Hornet fighter plane.  (Reuters / Swiss Air force)
An undated handout photo shows a Swiss Air Force single seater Boeing FA-18C Hornet fighter plane. (Reuters / Swiss Air force)

An F/A-18 fighter jet crashed in central Switzerland during a training flight, the Swiss Federal Department of Defense has reported.
The crash took place near the village of Alpnach in the Swiss canton of Obwalden. 
No details on casualties, or the exact circumstances of the incident, were immediately available.
The condition of the pilot is not known. 
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