2 killed as Italian Air Force training planes collide

TEHRAN, Mar. 07 (MNA) – Two Italian Air Force training planes collided near Rome, killing 2 people.

Two Italian air force pilots were killed Tuesday during an exercise when the light aircraft they were flying collided mid-air and crashed to the ground, Italy's air force said in a statement.

The two U-208 aircraft crashed near the Guidonia military airport, located around 25 kilometers (15 miles) northeast of Rome.

No injuries on the ground were reported, according to The Telegraph.

Italian news agency ANSA said one of the planes landed in a field and the other fell onto a parked car.

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