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Midair collision in Sri Lanka

2011-03-02 07:05:26 GMT2011-03-02 15:05:26(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Sri Lankan personnels work at the site of jets clash outside Colombo, March 1, 2011. The two Kfir jets clashed over Warana area in the western provincial Gampaha district while on a training exercise in connection with the air force's 60th anniversary celebrations, which are to begin on Wednesday. One of the two pilots has been found dead.(Xinhua/Gayan Sameera)

Sri Lankan personnels work at the site of jets clash outside Colombo, March 1, 2011. The two Kfir jets clashed over Warana area in the western provincial Gampaha district while on a training exercise in connection with the air force's 60th anniversary celebrations, which are to begin on Wednesday. One of the two pilots has been found dead.(Xinhua/Gayan Sameera)

Sri Lankan personnels work at the site of jets clash outside Colombo, March 1, 2011. The two Kfir jets clashed over Warana area in the western provincial Gampaha district while on a training exercise in connection with the air force's 60th anniversary celebrations, which are to begin on Wednesday. One of the two pilots has been found dead.(Xinhua/Gayan Sameera)

Sri Lankan personnels work at the site of jets clash outside Colombo, March 1, 2011. The two Kfir jets clashed over Warana area in the western provincial Gampaha district while on a training exercise in connection with the air force's 60th anniversary celebrations, which are to begin on Wednesday. One of the two pilots has been found dead.(Xinhua/Gayan Sameera)

Sri Lankan personnels work at the site of jets clash outside Colombo, March 1, 2011. The two Kfir jets clashed over Warana area in the western provincial Gampaha district while on a training exercise in connection with the air force's 60th anniversary celebrations, which are to begin on Wednesday. One of the two pilots has been found dead.(Xinhua/Gayan Sameera)

Two Kfir jets clashed over Warana area in the western provincial Gampaha district in Sri Lanka, March 1, 2011.

They were on a training exercise in connection with the air force's 60th anniversary celebrations, which are to begin on Wednesday.

One of the two pilots has been found dead.

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