Saudi Air Force Plane Crashes, Killing All Crew on Board

Investigations are underway to determine the cause of the crash

Saudi Hawks, July 18, 2011.
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A Saudi Royal Air Force plane crashed during a training mission on Monday in the northwest of the kingdom, killing all of its crew, a Defense Ministry source was quoted as saying on the state news agency SPA on Tuesday. 

The report did not say how many crew members were on board of the plane, which was a Hawk. Investigations are underway to determine the cause of the crash. 

More details soon