Army Spokesman Colonel Ahmed Ali said that a training jet fighter crashed near Luxor in Upper Egypt on Sunday 13/10/2013.
The crash took place at 10:20am due to a "sudden malfunction," Ali said. The situation is being monitored, he added.
Meanwhile, Luxor Security Director Mostafa Bakr said that the plane exploded in air and its blazing parts fell on agricultural areas and houses' yards setting fires.
Bakr said that one person was killed, two other civilians and the pilot were injured and several animals also died.