Military officials check the wreckage of a F-5E jet on a hill in Hwaseong. Photo: EPA-EFE/Yonhap
Military officials check the wreckage of a F-5E jet on a hill in Hwaseong. Photo: EPA-EFE/Yonhap
South Korea

South Korean pilot killed after fighter jet crashes into mountain

  • An engine fire warning came on soon after the aircraft took off, leading it to crash into a mountain in the city of Hwaseong
  • The F-5E is an older generation fighter jet with a design that dates back to the 1960s

Topic |   South Korea
Military officials check the wreckage of a F-5E jet on a hill in Hwaseong. Photo: EPA-EFE/Yonhap
Military officials check the wreckage of a F-5E jet on a hill in Hwaseong. Photo: EPA-EFE/Yonhap
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