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    The pilot of a training aircraft L-29 died and a passenger was seriously injured after the machine crashed in Czechia according to Czech news agency CTK.

    The pilot of a training aircraft L-29 died and a passenger was seriously injured after the machine crashed in Czechia according to Czech news agency CTK.

    The former military aircraft was owned by Aviation Technologies and Services company crashed 300 meters away from an airport in Ceradice na Lounsku.

    The aircraft L-29 was flying at low altitude, while it was falling it turned over, the tail of the plane broke off,” news agency reported.

    The pilot died at the site of the crash. A 30-year old passenger was hospitalized to a burn center in Prague.

     

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