Two killed in training plane crash in northwestern Turkey

Two killed in training plane crash in northwestern Turkey

TEKİRDAĞ - Doğan News Agency
Two killed in training plane crash in northwestern Turkey

Fishermen collect debris from the sea surface off Tekirdağ coast. DHA photo

Two pilots were killed after a small plane crashed into the Marmara Sea off the coast of Tekirdağ province in Turkey's northwest today. 

Search and rescue teams found the bodies of pilot Hikmet Arat and pilot-in-training Liza Şenel, broadcaster Habertürk reported.

The CIRRUS-type plane reportedly lost contact with air control about five miles outside of Marmara Ereğli.

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