DHAKA, Dec. 27 (Xinhua) -- Two training planes of the Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) crashed after collision on Wednesday night in the country's Cox's Bazar district, 292 km southeast of capital Dhaka, but the pilots ejected safely, said Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR) of Bangladesh Army.
Lt. Col. Md Rashidul Hasan, director of the ISPR, said the planes burst into flames after the mid-air crash.
He said the BAF training planes, Russian Yak 130, crashed around 6:30 p.m. local time about 15 minutes after they lost contact with Radar.
The two-seat training planes were being flown by flight cadets.
The cause of the crash was not immediately known. No further details were immediately available.