RCAF pilot killed in CF-18 crash near Cold Lake, Alberta

RCAF pilot killed in CF-18 crash near Cold Lake, Alberta
 

A CF-188 Hornet fighter jet has crashed near Cold Lake, Alberta, killing the pilot.
The 401 Royal Canadian Air Force squadron was engaged in training exercises when the jet crashed around noon local time (19:00 GMT).
Air force spokesman Major Scott Spurr said the unnamed pilot had been confirmed dead.
Emergency services and flight safety crews are on site investigating the cause of the crash.
Major Spurr said it may take up to a year before the investigation is complete.
In 2010, another CF-188 Hornet crashed near Cold Lake during night-time training.
An inquiry found that night-time... read more

 
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Source: BBC
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