Ecuador Air Force MK-89 fighter crashed (Figure)
March 25, Ecuadorian air force commander Leonardo Barre Luo (right) E Quito at a press conference confirmed that E Air Force “combat experts” MK-89 fighters that day in the northeast Amazon E rainforest training mission crashed.
Xinhua Quito March 25 (Reporter Hao Yunfu) Ecuador Air Force “combat experts (Strikemaster)” MK-89 fighter 25 in the Amazon rainforest region northeast of E a training mission crashed.
Ecuador, according to local TV stations reported that the aircraft is in Ecuador’s northern border with Colombia in the tropical rainforest crash. At that time, two pilots in the aircraft successfully ejected safely before the crash. But in the ensuing rescue operation, a rescue helicopter hoisted the use of airborne rescue soft cable, flexible cable suddenly snapped, causing a fighter pilot and a rescue officer fall to the ground dead. The other rescued pilot suffered minor injuries.
This is Ecuador in the last couple weeks was the second military aircraft crash. March 19, E occurred in downtown Quito, the capital of small military aircraft into buildings accident killed seven people.