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Two killed in fighter jet crash in Iran

Updated: 2013-04-21 18:13
( Xinhua)

TEHRAN - Two crew members were killed when a F5 fighter jet crashed in Iran's western city of Abdanan on Sunday, semi-official Mehr news agency reported.

The fighter, which belonged to Dezful aerial military base, crashed after it hit the Filman mountain in western Ilam province, said the governor of Abdanan, Morad Naseri.

Naseri added that investigations into the incident are underway.