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Search continues for pilots, SU-22 jets

Update: April, 20/2015 - 08:07
– Ships with metal detectors and helicopters have been sent to Phu Quy Island in central province of Binh Thuan to search for two pilots on fighter planes that went missing during a training session on April 16. — Photo nld

HCM CITY (VNS) – Ships with metal detectors and helicopters have been sent to Phu Quy Island in central province of Binh Thuan to search for two pilots on fighter planes that went missing during a training session on April 16.

As of early Sunday morning, four helicopters had been sent to the site, the Viet Nam News Agency reported.

Senior Lieutenant Colonel Hoang Van So of Commando Brigade No 5 was quoted by the Tuoi Tre (Youth) Newspaper yesterday as saying that a team of divers from his unit have been scouring the seabed for any sign of the missing SU-22 jets, according to

On Saturday, commando divers salvaged a cabin glass frame and identified an additional fuel container that are believed to be part of a SU-22 aircraft, the paper said. — VNS

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