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.
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