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1 pilot killed, 2 others pilots survive Greek jet crash

By the CNN Wire Staff
  • NEW: One pilot dies in jet collision off the coast of Crete
  • Two pilots survived the crash

Athens, Greece (CNN) -- A mid-air collision between two Greek Air Force jets Thursday left one pilot dead, the air force press office told CNN.

Two other pilots survived the crash, which took place during a training exercise northwest of the island of Crete, the press office said.

An investigation into the incident has begun.

Journalist Elinda Labropoulou contributed to this report