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Saudi F-15 warplane crashes, pilot safe

  • An F-15K 60 touches down at Daegu Air Base, South Korea in this Boeing handout photo released to Reuters April 3, 2012. Boeing delivered the final two F-15K Slam Eagles to the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) on April 2 at Daegu Air Base. REUTERS/Boeing/Handout (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: TRANSPORT MILITARY) NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUT

RIYADH: A Saudi Arabian F-15 warplane has crashed during a training mission in the northwest of the kingdom, but its pilot was able to eject and was safe, the official SPA news agency reported on Sunday.

The aircraft went down on Saturday in the Tabuk region, the agency said, adding that an investigation had begun to determine the cause of the crash.

 
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