Plane crashes during Polish air show, killing two pilots

WARSAW, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) — A Belarussian fighter jet crashed during an air show on Sunday in central Poland, killing the two pilots of the aircraft, local media reported.

    Witnesses said the Su-27 aircraft crashed shortly after starting the performance, far away from the tarmac and spectators at the show in Radom.

    Police spokeswoman Agnieszka Humelusz confirmed the death of the two pilots, who were from Poland’s Zelazny Aerial Acrobatics Group.

    Rescuers have already located the pilots’ bodies, the Polish news agency PAP quoted local sources as saying.

    There have been no official statements about the accident yet, according to news channel TVN24.

    The air show has been temporarily suspended.