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Iranian F-4 Crashes, Crew is Lost

A  F-4 Phantom II , operated by Iran's Air Force, has crashed in southern Iran, leaving both pilot and copilot dead.

From Flight Journal July 16th:

“An operational-training jet [operated by] the Army went down on Tuesday near Bakhtegan [Lake] in Fars province. Unfortunately, the pilot and the copilot were killed,” said Brigadier General Hossein Mohammadi, a top Iranian Air Force commander. He added that the plane, which crashed around 11:15 local time (0645 GMT), belonged to Bandar Abbas Air Base, but had taken off from Shiraz Air Base in Fars Province.

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