Turkey's General Staff confirms military plane crash in Izmir
Turkey's General Staff confirmed a plane used to train pilots has crashed in western Turkey, killing its two pilots.
A military statement said the SF-260D light trainer plane went down on Friday after taking off from Cigli air base near the Turkish city of Izmir. Its wreck was discovered some 3 kilometers north of the base.
The military added an inspection was underway but gave no details on the possible cause of the crash, Star Tribune reported.