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Spanish Eurofighter crashes, pilot killed

12 October 2017

A Spanish Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon crashed near its base on 12 October, shortly after taking part in a military flypast over Madrid, killing the pilot.

The Typhoon belonged to 14 Wing located at Los Llanos, near Albacete.

Witnesses reported seeing the plane make a ‘strange turn’, and released photographs on social media showing smoke rising from behind a stretch of pine forest.

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