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PostPosted: 25 Nov 2020, 12:06 
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2 pilots killed in military jet crash in Gweru, journalists detained for filming

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GWERU – An Air Force of Zimbabwe aircraft on a training exercise crashed in Gweru on Tuesday, killing its two pilots.

Two journalists were detained by the military for four hours after taking pictures of the wreckage near the railway interchange at Dabuka.

Eyewitnesses said the aircraft, which had taken off from the Thornhill Air Base, now renamed Josiah Tungamirai Air Force Base, crashed just after 2PM while attempting to turn back.

One said: “The plane went into a spin and then a dive to the ground, nose first.”

https://www.zimlive.com/2020/11/25/2-pi ... r-filming/

2014 - Two pilots died in a crash
2015 - K8 crashes, Pilots eject safely
2020 - Two pilots die in crash

Arms embargo and "economic sanctions" are biting.

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PostPosted: 25 Nov 2020, 12:26 
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Welcome back skyhawk77!

Wonder if the aircraft suffered an engine failure, tried to turn back and stalled?

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Above picture is all over social media. If not appropriate please remove.

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I think its not right to put this on this site. Very private....

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A foto of the pilot/s alone might be ok, not the family and surely not the minors....
Just my opinion...

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PostPosted: 02 Dec 2020, 13:41 
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Names and pictures of the pilot and family are all over social media and the Zimbabwean on-line media. This is nothing new in 2020 and it is necessary for media, including this forum, to stay relevant with the times.

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