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Malaysian air force jet loses contact

2017-06-15 14:33:00 (Beijing Time)         Xinhua

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Malaysian air force said Thursday that one of its Hawk training aircrafts had gone missing after took off.

The British Hawk 108 trainer took off from an airbase in Kuantan at 11:00 a.m. local time but lost contact half an hour later, the air force said in a statement.

The search and rescue operation is underway, the statement added.