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    Two pilots have been killed after a Turkish warplane crashed near the Turkish city of Konya.

    A Turkish combat aircraft has crashed during a training flight near the Turkish city of Konya, killing the two pilots on board, sources said.

    The crash of the F-4E fighter jet took place on Thursday in the country's Central Anatolia Region, the Turkish Chief of Staff said, adding that an investigation into the cause of the accident has been opened.

    On February 24, four people were killed when two training jets went down in Turkey's Malatya Province.

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