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Indian fighter jet crashes, pilot killed

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NEW DELHI, India (CNN) -- An Indian fighter jet crashed in the country's west Thursday, killing one of its two pilots, air force officials said.

The Sukhoi twin-seater came down in the border state of Rajasthan, said Tarun Kumar Singha, an Indian Air Force spokesman.

Both pilots ejected out of the aircraft, but one of them "succumbed to his injuries," he said. Authorities are investigating the cause of the accident.

CNN's Harmeet Shah Singh contributed to this story.

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