(1014 CR M09)AIR SHOW PLANE CRASH

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(1014 CR M09)AIR SHOW PLANE CRASHDATELINE: Oct. 14, 2011LENGTH: 00:00:48VOAn aircraft plunged Friday morning during an air show in northwest China's Shaanxi Province.Local authorities say one pilot was ejected before the fighter jet fell.However, another pilot remains missing. Rescuers are searching for the pilot.Witnesses said the other pilot had been trapped in the jet, which nosedived and crashed to the ground.No casualties on the ground were reported.Known as Flying Leopard, the fighter jet is manufactured by the Xi'an Aircraft Industry Corp.The three-day air show that opened on Friday is part of the China International General Aviation Convention being held in the provincial capital of Xi'an.Officials say other events for the convention will go on as planned.
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