DHAKA, Nov. 23 ( Xinhua) -- The pilot of a training plane of Bangladesh Air Force died after his plane crashed Friday in the country's central Tangail district, some 97 km away from capital Dhaka, the Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR) of the Bangladesh Army said.
In a statement, ISPR said Wing Commander Arif Ahmed Dipu of Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) was killed as the training aircraft crashed Friday afternoon.
It said the BAF's training aircraft crashed at around 3:00 p.m. local time, minutes after losing connection with Radar.
The cause of the crash was not immediately known. No further details were immediately available.