Italy: In Italy, two Air Force planes collided in the air on Tuesday, in which the pilots died. According to the information received, this incident happened during the exercise. When two aircraft practicing in the air collided with each other and fell on the ground. Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni also expressed grief over the death of the pilots.
According to a press release issued by the Air Force, the two pilots were flying a U-208 training aircraft when the accident happened near the Guidonia military airport, located about 25 kilometers (15 mi) northeast of Rome. Both the pilots died in the plane that came from the air to the ground.
According to the local media report, at present the cause of this plane crash has not been ascertained. However, a team has been formed for investigation. Expressing condolences on this accident, the Italian PM said that we are deeply saddened by the news of the death of two Air Force pilots in an accident during a training near Guidonia.
Circulating footage of the crash site near Rome, Italy, where two training Air Force aircraft collided and both pilots are reportedly killed. #Italy pic.twitter.com/Y4sWF1OipS
— AlAudhli العوضلي (@AAudhli) Mar 7, 2023
Explain that the U-208 is a light weight, single-engine aircraft that can fly with a pilot carrying 4 passengers at a time. Its top speed is said to be 285 km (177 mph).
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