The Pilatus PC-7 Turbo Trainer aircraft of the Iran's army crashed in the central province of Isfahan Sunday, Tasnim news agency reported.
The trainer plane crashed due to a technical problem near the village of Zafarqand, along a road between the cities of Naeen and Ardestan on June 5.
The aircraft's pilot and co-pilot were injured in the incident. The PC-7 light trainer aircraft belonged to an air force base near the central city of Isfahan.
The Pilatus PC-7 Turbo Trainer is a low-wing tandem-seat aircraft, capable of basic training functions including aerobatics, instrument, tactical and night flying. It was commissioned in 1978.
Earlier, in April 27 an F-7 jet trainer of Iran's army from the same air base crashed in a desert near the city of Naein in Isfahan province.
However, the aircraft's pilot and co-pilot managed to bail out in safety.
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