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Narrative:A South Korean fighter jet crashed into waters off the country's east coast during a routine training mission, killing two pilots on board.
Northrop Grumman/KAI KF-5F
|Owner/operator:||Republic of Korea Air Force (18th FW)|
|C/n / msn:|| KF1005|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||1.8 km from the Gangneung Air Base -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Departure airport:||Gangneung Air Base|
|Destination airport:||Gangneung Air Base|
The F-5F jet went missing less than an hour after leaving base in the coastal city of Gangneung, 237 kilometers east of Seoul and took off from an airbase in Gangneung at around 9:43 a.m. for an air-to-ground strike mission and was returning to base, according to an Air Force spokesman.
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