A Jordanian pilot and an Iraqi trainee were killed when a light training aircraft crashed during a routine military excercise on Monday, the Jordanian army said.

A T67 “Firefly aircraft crashed Monday morning, killing a Jordanian lieutenant colonel and his Iraqi trainee, during a routine training excercise” said Colonel Mamdouh al-Amiri, spokesman for the Jordanian military.

He said the crash occurred over Jordanian soil but did not elaborate on the cause of the accident or its location. […]