IRGC fighter jet crashes in Southern Iran; Pilot killed

IFP – A Sukhoi-22 fighter jet belonging to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has crashed in southern Iran near the city of Sarvestan, Fars Province.

A statement by the Public Relations Department of the IRGC Aerospace Force says the pilot has lost his life in the crash, which happened on Saturday at 8 am (local time).

According to the statement, the fighter jet was in the middle of military exercises when it crashed.