Pilots killed as two Italian air force planes crash mid-air
Two Italian air force pilots are dead after their planes collided mid-air and crashed to the ground during an exercise, the country’s armed forces said.
The two U-208s crashed near the Guidonia military airport, about 15 miles north-east of Rome.
No injuries on the ground were reported.
One of the planes crashed on to a car in a narrow residential street lined with apartment buildings.
The other landed in a field.
Premier Giorgia Meloni expressed her condolences to the pilots’ families and colleagues.
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