Air Force: Iraqi student pilot dies in F-16 crash
Published: Sep. 5, 2017 at 8:17 PM MST|Updated: Sep. 6, 2017 at 10:13 AM MST
SAFFORD, AZ (Tucson News Now) - An Iraqi student pilot was killed in a crash during training in Arizona on Tuesday, Sept. 5.
The Iraqi Air Force confirmed Maj. Noor Faleh Rassan Al-Khazali died in the crash, which happened 20 miles northwest of Safford.
Al-Khazali was training in conjunction with the Arizona Air National Guard's 162nd Wing, which is based out of Tucson.
The jet belonged to the Iraqi Air Force.
The US Air Force is investigating the crash.
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