During training for Rio-2016 two Navy aircraft collide

The aircraft crashed in an uninhabited area of ​​own airbase. No one was injured in the accident.
26/07/2016 18h37 - Updated 26/07/2016 18h37
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A Navy fighter crashed after colliding with another aircraft, on the afternoon of Tuesday (26), during a military training, about 24 miles from the coast, something around of 38 kilometers from the coast, at the time of Saquarema, in the River Lakes.

According to the Navy, or pilot, yet unidentified, He managed to eject and crashed into the sea. An operation was set up with the participation of the Force vessels,the Fire Department and helicopters in an attempt to find military. The aircraft has been found and an operation is being mounted to remove it from the sea.

An aircraft, o AF1 Skyhawk, which crashed into the sea, It was part of the modernization program 12 Navy fighter jets made by the Ministry of Defence for Major Events. The modernized air act, if need, in control of airspace for the Olympics which will start in ten days.

The other aircraft, the same model, He managed to land but is also damaged. The Navy began an investigation to understand the causes of the accident. in a statement, Force said it is giving “support military family”.

There is 20 days, another aircraft, that the Brazilian Air Force, fell in Santa Cruz, in western Rio. The two crew members were saved. In this ocasion, they managed to eject and land on earth, according to a statement of the FAB.

The aircraft crashed in an uninhabited area of ​​own airbase. No one was injured in the accident. The Air Force fighter had also been modernized by Force: era F5-FM Tiger. Firemen's own FAB is that arrived at the scene. An investigation was opened to determine the cause of the accident.

Source: Newspaper

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