A Su-22 fighter –bomber belonging to the Vietnam air defense forces crashed in the central region of Nghe An killing both the pilots.
The su-22 with two pilots on board had an accident when conducting aregular training flight on a hill in Nghe An, Senior Lieutenant-General Nguyen Trong Nghia, vice chairman of the General Political Department under the Vietnamese People's Army was quoted as saying by VietNamNet news daily Thursday.
The aircraft departed from the civil-military airport of Sao Vang in the neighbor central province of Thanh Hoa, Vietnam News Agency reported. It was broken into pieces after crashing with a big explosion.
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