Air Platforms

Italian Typhoon crashes at air show

25 September 2017

An Italian Air Force (AMI) Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft crashed during an air display on 24 September, killing the pilot.

The single-seat aircraft came down into the sea south of Rome after it failed to recover from a high-speed dive. The pilot seemingly did not attempt to eject, and his body was reportedly recovered by rescue services.

No further details had been released at the time of writing.

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