A Jordanian Air Force pilot is dead, killed when his
American-built fighter crashed as a result of what one official
described as a "technical failure." The statement was brief and
didn't specify the type of aircraft involved.
"A Jordanian air force plane crashed while on a routine training
exercise as a result of a technical failure," the official said,
without saying where the accident took place. Jordan's air force is
stocked with US F15 and F16 fighters, as well as French Mirage