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Two Turkish fighter jets crash, killing four pilots.

Ankara, SANA -Two Turkish warplanes crashed on Tuesday in the central province of Malatya, killing all four crew.

Turkish Interior Minister Efkan Ala confirmed that four soldiers were killed in the incident, but did not elaborate on the reason of the crash.

Contact was lost with the two aircrafts after they took off from Malatya air base on Feb.

24, Ala added.

Turkish military command also confirmed in a statement the killing of four pilots, and no reason for the crash was given, while Dogan News Agency reported that an accident might have occurred during the formation flight of the two warplanes .

The two planes took off for planned night training, the military said.

Haifa Said

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