American pilot dies in Ukrainian Air Force fighter jet crash

American pilot dies in Ukrainian Air Force fighter jet crash

"We regret to inform that according to the rescue team, the bodies of two pilots have been discovered: one is a serviceman of the Ukrainian Air Force, the other is a member of the US National Guard", it said.

On October 16, the Ukrainian Armed Forces General Staff reported the crash of the Su-27 fighter jet in the Vinnytsia Region.

"We have also seen the reports claiming a USA casualty and are now investigating and working to get more information".

The Ukrainian General Staff had issued an earlier online statement indicating that both a Ukrainian pilot and an American pilot were on board and killed in the crash.

We will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

The authority added that all aviation involved in the Clear Sky drills, the multinational air force exercise in central Ukraine, meets all technical requirements, and the aircraft was duly examined before the flights.

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"We have seen reports claiming a USA casualty and can confirm a USA service member was involved in this incident".

"This year marks the 25th anniversary of collaboration between the California Air National Guard and Ukraine as part of U.S. European Command's State Partnership Program, and this exercise will include robust participation of California ANG units".

Officials said Wednesday they were waiting to release further details, such as the airman's job, until next of kin was notified.

The plane took off from an air base in Starokostiantyniv for a practice flight as part of the Clear Sky 2018 exercise.

"The goal of the exercises is to increase the level of interoperability of our combat aircrafts with the air forces of the United States and other member states of the [NATO] Alliance".

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