Two young men were killed in a glider crash near Al Khor on Friday, sources said.

Mohamed Saad al-Mohannadi and Yousef Bahzad died after the light aircraft they were flying as part of a training cum entertainment mission crashed near the airport, they said adding the reason for the accident was not known.

Behzad was a cameramen working for the Al Arabi Club Forum. He is survived by two children- a son and a daughter.

Al-Mohannadi was employed with Sout al-Khaleej, a division of the Qatar Media Corporation.

Both were ardent flying fans, sources added.

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