Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Fighter jet crashes into building in China

A fighter jet has crashed into a building in Taizhou, eastern China, triggering a fire. The pilot safely ejected from the aircraft.

Photos posted on Twitter by CCTV show flames coming out of the upper floor of the building.

A crowd of spectators can be seen viewing the blaze.

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Taizhou, a city of almost six million inhabitants, is in China’s Zhejiang province.

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