Venezuela Military Planes Collide, Killing One Pilot, AVN Says

Two Venezuelan air force planes collided near the Libertador air base in Aragua state, killing one pilot, Agencia Venezolana de Noticias reported, without saying where it got the information.

The Bronco O-V planes crashed while performing exercises this morning ahead of festivities to commemorate the air force’s anniversary, the state news agency reported. The remaining members of the plane crews were taken to the Military Hospital in the city of Maracay, AVN reported.

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