Bangladesh Air Force Yak-130 Combat Trainer Crashes

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  • 02:27 PM, July 11, 2017
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Bangladesh Air Force Yak-130 Combat Trainer Crashes
YAK-130 (Image: Bangladesh Air Force)

Russian-made Bangladesh Air Force Yak-130 combat trainer crashed at Lohagora in Chittagong with no casualties.

The aircraft crashed at 3.00 PM local time during planned flights after technical difficulties.

Bangladesh is the third export customer for the Yak-130, which features a re-programmable flight control system able to emulate behavior and handling qualities of various types. It has a secondary role as a light attack aircraft.

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