Italian Military Jet Crashes During Exercise, Killing 5-Year-Old Girl

A military plane crashed in Italy.

Aniruddha Chakraborty
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BY A STAFF REPORTER: Italian Defence Minister Guido Croceto said a five-year-old boy was killed when a military plane crashed during an exercise in Turin and hit a car. The victim's nine-year-old brother was seriously injured, but two parents and the pilot of the plane are not at risk of life-threatening life.

"The ministry extends its condolences to the family members," Crosetta said in a statement. All facilities and skills are made available to deal with emergencies and to support anyone involved. "

Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Twitter: "The pilot jumped out of the plane with a parachute. It's a terrible tragedy. "