A military fighter plane crashed Tuesday while on a training mission in the central Anatolian province of Konya, a local official said.
Its pilot escaped slightly injured after ejecting, Gov. Osman Aydin said.
The F-16 fighter jet crashed near the village of Kucukmuhsine, but the cause of the crash was not immediately clear.
In late March, Russia sent to Italy a group of epidemiologists and specialists from radiation, chemical and biological protection troops of the Defense Ministry to help disinfect medical facilities in Italy