April 26, 2015 / 5:34 PM / 3 years ago

Saudi military plane crashes during training

CAIRO (Reuters) - A Saudi pilot and a trainee were killed on Sunday when their military plane crashed during training, the official Saudi Press Agency said.

The agency said the plane belonged to the King Faisal Air Academy, a military flight school in Riyadh, did not say where the crash occurred.

A Saudi-led alliance has been conducting air strikes against Iranian-allied Houthi rebels in Yemen since the end of March.

Reporting By Ahmed Tolba; Writing By Maha El Dahan; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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