The pilot and co-pilot survived the incident but sustained minor injuries.
Tehran, Aug. 17, 2010 -- An Iranian F-4 jet fighter crashed near Shif island in Bushehr porvince, southern Iran at 10:10 a.m local time (0540 GMT)Tuesday, a provincial official, Gholam-Reza Keshtkar informed the Iranian news agencies.
The pilot and co-pilot survived the incident but sustained minor injuries. They were transferred to the nearest hospital immediately. But the fighter was seriously damaged. However, no one on the ground was injured as the jet crashed in a desert area, 4 kms from Bushehr, provincial official, Mohammad Hassan Shanbadi, said. He cited "technical failure" as the cause of crash.
The two pilots were in “good conditions,” he asserted.