2020-07-17

A Turkish reconnaissance plane crashed in the mountains of the east of the country

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Source:Global Network

[Global Reporter Xu Luming] According to Anadolu News Agency reported on July 16, Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said that a Turkish The reconnaissance plane crashed in a mountainous area in the province of Van in the east of the country, killing 7 security personnel on board.

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Suleyman Soy Lu said:”My team told me that we lost seven heroes, two of them are pilots.” He also added that the reconnaissance plane crashed at Atos Mountain at an altitude of 2200 meters.

Soilu said that the plane was sent to Van to carry out reconnaissance and surveillance missions from Monday. The pilot contacted the tower for the last time at 10:32 pm the day before local time. Lost contact at 10:45 in the evening.

The report did not mention the specific model of the crash reconnaissance aircraft and the specific identification information of the personnel on board.