Two pilots killed in Ukraine fighter jet crash

U.S. serviceman is killed in Ukraine during NATO drills that included California National Guard unit

The two pilots, the other of whom was Ukrainian, were the only people on board.

It was not immediately clear if the other pilot aboard the Su-27 was killed or injured.

Shortly after the crash occurred in the Khmelnytskyi region of western Ikraine, news media released reports, citing the Ukrainian general staff, that claimed two pilots - one Ukrainian and one U.S. Air National Guardsman - had died during the accident.

A Ukrainian Su-27UB fighter jet has crashed during a joint large-scale aviation exercise Clear Sky 2018.

Pararescue airmen from California's 129th Rescue Wing are also in Vinnytsia for combat search-and-rescue training with their Ukrainian counterparts.

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The pilots were taking part in a "training and combat flight" as part of multinational military exercises with the United States and seven other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries.

"We have seen reports claiming a USA casualty and can confirm a United States service member was involved in this incident", the release said.

"This year marks the 25th anniversary of collaboration between the California Air National Guard and Ukraine as part of U.S. European Command's State Partnership Program, and this exercise will include robust participation of California ANG units. We will provide more information as soon as it becomes available", the U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa said in a statement.

We are awaiting more information.

Earlier, it was reported that the Ukrainian Su-27 and the US F-15 fighter jets conducted a training mission within Clear Sky 2018 military drills.

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