The fighter plane crashed into a residential area in Hubei province
At least one dead and two wounded when a Chinese Army fighter crashed in Hubei province during training exercises. The J-7 fighter plane hit a residential area in the Chinese city of Laohekou (Hubei province, center).
According to Chinese media. the pilot of the fighter parachuted just before the mishap while trying to control the aircraft until the last moment and suffered minor injuries when he landed nearby.
Rescue teams went to the scene of the incident to deal with the fires caused in the houses surrounding the accident. The cause of the crash is being investigated and the injured have been hospitalized.
[#China #AirForce A J-7 plane crash#] On the morning of June 9, an Air Force J-7 plane crashed during training and crashed near an airport in Xiangyang, Hubei, causing damage to local houses. At present, 2 people were injured, 1 was killed, and the pilot parachuted successfully pic.twitter.com/ZeTW8gsI1c
– 𝑵𝒆𝒘𝒔 (jetvvv) June 9, 2022
Some citizens shared through social networks the news that a plane fell on a house causing a large explosion, accompanying their comments with videos of the residence on fire. The accident occurred in the vicinity of the Laohekou military airport, from where the fighter took off to carry out training exercises.
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