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Two dead in Armenia warplane crash: Ministry

AFP  |  Yerevan 

Two crew members died in an Armenian warplane crash on Tuesday, the ex-Soviet republic's defence ministry said.

Debris of the fighter jet "was found in the mountains near the town of Maralik" in Armenia's western Shirak region, the said in a post.

"Two pilots, and major Movses Manukyan, were killed" in the crash, he said.

The aircraft disappeared from radars on Tuesday morning, minutes after it took off for a routine training flight, the ministry had reported earlier.

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 17:55 IST