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Turkish Stars military training plane crashed in Konya! Pilot survived, 1 martyr

Turkish Stars military training plane crashed in Konya! Pilot survived, 1 martyr

A training plane belonging to Turkish Stars crashed during a landing at the 3rd Main Jet Base in Konya. While many rescue teams were dispatched to the area, the pilot who managed to parachute out of the plane before it crashed was transferred to hospital as a precautionary measure. Konya Governor Özkan said, “The plane crashed into the construction site inside the base area, the construction machine operator military personnel was martyred.”

An F-5 type military training aircraft belonging to Turkish Stars crashed while landing at Konya 3rd Main Jet Base. After the accident, many rescue teams were dispatched to the region.

PILOT TRANSFERRED TO HOSPITAL FOR PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES

It is learned that the pilot parachuted out of the plane at the last moment before it crashed, and was taken to hospital as a precautionary measure.

KONYA GOVERNOR: MILITARY PERSONNEL ON CONSTRUCTION SITE MARTYRED

Vahdettin Özkan, Governor of Konya, announced that the plane crashed into the construction site inside the base area and that the construction equipment operator military personnel working in that area was martyred.

ABOUT TURKISH STARS

The Turkish Stars are one of the few teams in the world that perform aerobatics with supersonic aircraft. The acro-team, called Turkish Stars, performed its first show with four NF-5A/B Freedom Fighter Aircraft on June 18, 1993 at the 4th Main Jet Base Command in the Akıncı region of Ankara.The Turkish Stars acro-team was introduced to the Turkish public on October 5, 1994 at the 8th Main Jet Base Command in Diyarbakır during the Republic Day ceremonies on October 29, 1994. The 100th performance of the Turkish Stars was held on October 29, 2000 at the Atatürk Cultural Center in Ankara as part of the Republic Day celebrations. On August 24, 2001, Turkish Stars broke a world record with an air show in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, for more than 1 million people.

Gül Demirci

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