Pilot killed as a training aircraft of Bangladesh Air Force crashes in Tangail,Bangladesh.

 A training aircraft of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) crashed at Rasulpur in Madhupur upazila on Friday afternoon, killing its lone pilot.

Rezaul Karim, assistant director of Inter Services Public Relation Directorate (ISPR), said the F-7 aircraft crashed around 3pm during an air exercise.

The accident left Pilot Wing Commander Arif Ahmed Dipu dead on the spot, he said, adding that an operation was launched to recover the debris of the plane.

Wishing anonymity, an officer of Orunkhola police outpost said the plane burst into flames after it crashed into a Gozari forest inside Telki Firing Range.

It was not clear what caused the training aircraft to crash.

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