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Yemeni warplane crashes in residential district of capital, killing 11

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Military personnel and firefighters try to extinguish a fire at the site of an aircraft crash in Sanaa, Yemen on Feb. 19, 2013.

Reuters reportsA Yemeni air force plane crashed in the center of the capital Sanaa on Tuesday, killing at least 11 people and wounding 15, security sources said.

The Ministry of Defense said in a text message that the plane had been on a training flight when it came down in a western residential district.

A military official said the aircraft was a Russian SU-22 fighter/ground attack aircraft. Read the full story.

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The wing of a military aircraft is pulled by a police vehicle at the site of a crash in Sanaa on Feb. 19, 2013.

Khaled Abdullah / Reuters

People and police officers try to recover charred bodies of a driver and passengers by cutting the wreckage of a burnt taxi at the site of a military aircraft crash in Sanaa on Feb. 19, 2013.

A Yemeni air force plane reportedly on a training mission crashes in a residential area of Sanaa, Yemen, killing at least 11 people. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.