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Indonesian Air Force Hawk 209 jet fighter crashes in residential area of Riau
Apriza Pinandita
The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Mon, June 15, 2020

https://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2020/06/15/indonesian-air-force-hawk-209-jet-fighter-crashes-in-residential-area-of-riau.html

An Indonesian Air Force Hawk 209 jet fighter crashed in a residential area of Kampar regency, Riau, on Monday morning.

Air Force spokesman Air Commodore Fajar Adriyanto confirmed that the British-built aircraft, registered as TT-0209, had departed from Rusmin Nuryadin Air Base in Pekanbaru on Monday before crashing about 5 kilometers away in Kubang Jaya village, Siak Hulu subdistrict.

The pilot, First Lt. Apriyanto, was able to eject himself and survived the accident, Fajar said. He is being examined at Dr. Soekirman Air Force Hospital in Pekanbaru .

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