Minister: Turkey’s Air Force pilots resignation creates personnel shortage

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Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 30

By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

Some 291 pilots of the Air Forces have resigned in Turkey in 2012-2013, Turkish Defense Minister Ismet Yilmaz said in a statement quoted by Sabah newspaper.

"F-16 and F-4 fighter pilots resigned," he said.

The minister also stressed that the resignation of these pilots has led to a personnel shortage in the Turkish Air Force.

Yilmaz added that the resignation of the pilots will not weaken the Air Force of the country.

Translated by NH
Edited by CN

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