A Taiwan military plane crashed Saturday morning in the west of Taiwan, killing one pilot and wounding another.
According to news reaching here from Taipei, the military plane crashed in a field in the western Chiayi county at 7:30 AM (2330 GMT) after it took off from the eastern base in Taitung. The plane exploded causing a big fire.
The reason for the accident is still under investigation.
(Xinhua News Agency June 17, 2006)