2 Military Training Planes Collide in Qatar

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Two Qatari military training planes collided in mid-air, but the pilots managed to eject safely, the defense ministry said Wednesday.

2 Military Training Planes Collide in Qatar

"During a training flight a collision occurred between two training planes and the pilots were able to safely get out by using the ejection seat," a statement on the ministry's Twitter account said.

It did not say when the collision happened, Daily Sabah reported.

Qatar, a small nation on the Arabian Peninsula, has been targeted by a four-nation boycott for over two years now over a political dispute.

Qatar is home to the massive Al-Udeid Air Base, which hosts US Central Command's forward headquarters. US Air Force officials did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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