The fighter jet, which was the training aircraft, crashed when it landed in Dezful, Khuzestan province on Sunday (8/26) local time. Thus reported the official Iranian news agency, IRNA and reported by AFP on Monday (08/27/2018).
IRNA reported, the fighter pilot was killed, but the copilot survived and was taken to hospital.
Not yet known the cause of the fall of the fighter jet.
Iran bought F-5 fighter jets from the United States before the Islamic revolution in 1979 and still has 48 units operating.
Last week, the Iranian government showed off its first fighter jets produced domestically.