F-7 jet from Toungoo Air Base crashes during training

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The F-7 jet from Toungoo Air Base Headquaters crashed 3 miles to the west of the airfield after reaching an altitude of some 500 metres. It was conducting a training flight.
A search and rescue team from Toungoo Air Base found the remains of the aircraft between Kyunkone Village and North Ye Kyi Village near Taungoo. The pilot, Major Arkar Win, was able to eject from the plane and deploy an emergency parachute, after which he was taken to a military hospital in Toungoo for treatment of the wounds he suffered while ejecting from the plane. However, he succumbed to the injuries shortly after being treated at the hospital. An investigation is being conducted into the crash.

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