Six Dead As Military Reconnaissance Aircraft Crashes in Fayoum

An armed forces reconnaissance aircraft crashed on Sunday noon near an airport in Fayoum, according to the armed forces spokesman.

The crash left behind six killed and one injured from the crew members, Army Spokesman Mohamed Samir said in a statement. He added that Defence Minister Sedki Sobhy ordered the formation of a committee to look into the cause of the crash.

The crash was due to technical malfunction, reported state television.

Source : Aswat Masriya