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Iraqi F-16 and pilot lost in training accident

08 September 2017

An Iraqi Air Force (IqAF) Lockheed Martin F-16IQ Fighting Falcon combat aircraft was lost in a training accident on 5 September, killing the pilot.

The single-seat fighter crashed while training in the United States with the Arizona Air National Guard’s 162nd Wing, based in Tucson. The US Department of Defense (DoD) had not released further details at the time of writing.

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