Pakistan fighter jet crashes during training flight

ISLAMABAD (AP) " Pakistan's air force says a fighter jet has crashed during a routine training exercise and that the aircraft's pilot died following the crash.

A statement Saturday says the aircraft crashed near Jamrud in the Khyber tribal region. It says there were no reports of casualties on the ground, but the pilot later died of his injuries.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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