Pilot killed in trainer aircraft crash in Indonesia
March 20 2018 05:05 PM
Super Decathlon crash
September 24, 2010 file picture of a Super Decathlon plane crashing at Bandung, Indonesia


A trainer airplane crashed at an airport in Indonesia's Central Java province on Tuesday, killing its pilot, according to media reports. 

The pilot lost control of the Super Decathlon plane and crashed into a hangar during an aerobatic flight at Tunggul Wulung airport in Cilacap district, airport official Denny Ariyanto told the state-run Antara news agency. 

The pilot, an Indonesian Air Force member who served as a flight instructor at the Ganesha flight school, died on the scene, according to the report.  

Last updated: March 20 2018 05:07 PM

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