A training aircraft of the Bangladesh Air Force crashed into a bamboo cluster at Pathalia of Abhaynagar in Jessore on Monday. The pilot of the PT-6 aircraft died on the spot.
The pilot, Flight Cadet Faisal Ahmed, 20, took off from the Jessore Motiur Rahman airbase at 12:02pm and crashed at 12:40pm, said an ISPR release.
The air chief, Air Vice-Marshal Shah Mohammad Ziaur Rahman, visited the spot. He told newsmen that primary observation indicated the plane had crashed because of a technical fault.
High officials of the Jessore cantonment and district and police administrations also visited the spot.