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    Military Aircraft Crashes in China Leaving 2 Pilots Dead - Defence Ministry

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    BEIJING (Sputnik) - A Chinese People's Liberation Army naval aricraft crashed in southern Hainan Province on Tuesday leaving two pilots dead, the Chinese Defence Ministry said.

    According to the ministry's statement, the incident took place during a training flight in Ledong Li Autonomous County.

    The crash did not result in any casualties on the ground, and the causes of the incident are being investigated.

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