Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force Grumman F-14A Tomcat crashed after a technical malfunction in Isfahan. Both pilots ejected safely.
The head of the Army public relations department in Isfahan said the fighter jet was conducting an operation on Saturday morning when the accident happened at 10:30 am local time due to a technical failure in the engine.
Rassoul Mo’tamedi said the pilot and co-pilot have been saved after landing by parachute.
He noted that the two pilots have sustained injuries during the parachute landing and had been taken to Al-Zahra hospital for treatment.
The F-14 fighter jet was destroyed in the accident, he added.