A Taiwanese air force pilot has died after reporting a mechanical problem shortly after take-off on a training mission. Photo: CNA A Taiwanese air force pilot has died after reporting a mechanical problem shortly after take-off on a training mission. Photo: CNA
A Taiwanese air force pilot has died after reporting a mechanical problem shortly after take-off on a training mission. Photo: CNA

Taiwan

Pilot killed in Taiwan jet crash, all F-5E fighters grounded

  • Training mission ends in tragedy with mechanical problem in right engine reported soon after take-off
  • Ageing aircraft had been in service for more than 40 years

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A Taiwanese air force pilot has died after reporting a mechanical problem shortly after take-off on a training mission. Photo: CNA A Taiwanese air force pilot has died after reporting a mechanical problem shortly after take-off on a training mission. Photo: CNA
A Taiwanese air force pilot has died after reporting a mechanical problem shortly after take-off on a training mission. Photo: CNA
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