Two air force pilots killed in Jessore training aircraft crash: ISPR
11:00 PM, July 01, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 10:29 AM, July 02, 2018

2 air force pilots killed in Jessore training aircraft crash: ISPR

Two pilots were killed in the crash of a Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) training aircraft in Sadar upazila of Jessore tonight.

Squadron Leader Md Serajul Islam and Squadron Leader Enayet Kabir Polash were killed when their aircraft K-8W crashed at Book Bhora Baor (water body) near Jessore Airport, reads an SMS sent to The Daily Star by Inter Service Public Relations Directorate (ISPR).

The aircraft took off from BAF Base BS Matiur Rahman was on a night training mission, ISPR said.

Efforts to recover the bodies are underway and a high-level committee has been formed to investigate the crash, it said.

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