Two Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) pilots were killed when their plane crashed during a training exercise on June 5, 2022.
Both pilots were in a two-seater aircraft when it crashed at around 09:00 am local time in the northern town of Ramtha near the border with Syria.
#Watch the death of two Jordanian pilots after a Royal Air Force plane crashed as a result of a technical malfunction in an empty area in Ramtha, Irbid Governorate, near the border with #Syria. pic.twitter.com/bxh0TdJRbp
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The aircraft, which was built by Germany’s GROB Aircraft Co., suffered a technical malfunction, according to Jordan News Agency.
The two pilots killed were identified as Major Bilal Mashhour Ahmed Al-Shoufein, and Captain Baha Muhammad Mustafa Abu Ghanmi.
According to local news, Major Pilot Bahaa Muhammad Mustafa Abu Ghanmi was laid to rest in his hometown of Al-Salt, and was accorded full military honors.