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Saudi military plane crashes during training

Pilot and a trainee from the King Faisal Air Academy in Riyadh were killed on Sunday

Saudi military plane crashes during training
Photo for illustrative purpose only. (Getty Images)

A Saudi pilot and a trainee were killed on Sunday when their military plane crashed during training, the official Saudi Press Agency said.

The agency said the plane belonged to the King Faisal Air Academy, a military flight school in Riyadh, did not say where the crash occurred.

A Saudi-led alliance has been conducting air strikes against Iranian-allied Houthi rebels in Yemen since the end of March.

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