两架中国战机在内蒙上空相撞 Two Chinese Fighter Jets Collide, Crash Outside Inner Mongolian Capital

25 June, 2008

中国官方媒体报导说,两架喷气式战机今天(星期三)在内蒙古北部地区上空做例行飞行训练时相撞,坠落到一个居民区。官方的新华社说,这两架歼-8战机在内蒙古首府呼和浩特附近上空相撞。

报导说,两名飞行员弹出驾驶舱,安全降落,只受了轻伤。新华社没有提供有关地面可能发生伤亡的情况。

China's state media are reporting that two fighter jets have collided and crashed into an inhabited area today (Wednesday) during a regular training mission over the northern region of Inner Mongolia.

The official Xinhua news agency says the two J-8 fighter jets collided near the regional capital of Hohhot. The report says both pilots ejected and parachuted to safety, and suffered only minor injuries. Xinhua gave no information about possible casualties on the ground.