Trainee pilot dies in Bangladesh plane crash
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Trainee pilot dies in Bangladesh plane crash

Bangladesh Air Force pilot Taniul Islam was killed instantly when the PT-6 aircraft he was flying crashed into a field in Jessore district.

india Updated: Apr 24, 2006 16:39 IST

A trainee pilot of Bangladesh Air Force was killed when his aircaft crashedon Mondayin the country's west, defence sources said.

Cadet pilot Taniul Islam was killed instantly when the PT-6 aircraft he was flying crashed into a field in Jessore district, they said.

Islam was to graduate from the Air Force Academy, media reports said adding that the aircraft was on a training flight.

Senior officers have rushed to the spot. The cause of the crash was not immediately known.

First Published: Apr 24, 2006 16:39 IST