BOGOTA, July 12 (UPI) -- Two crew members died when a Colombian air force plane was shot down and crashed in the southwestern Cauca region, officials said.
Regional officials said the Super Tucano aircraft allegedly was shot down by Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia guerrillas Wednesday night, Colombia Reports said Thursday.
Colombian radio station Caracol reported the aircraft was downed over Jambolo while on an operation against FARC rebels in the area.
A man identifying himself as a FARC follower told local media the bodies of the two crew members were found at the crash site.
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