October 17, 2017 / 9:47 AM / a month ago

Spain military F18 plane crashes in Madrid - Defence Ministry

MADRID, Oct 17 (Reuters) - A military F18 fighter plane has crashed on the outskirts of Madrid, in the Torrejon military base, the Spanish defence ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.

The accident occurred during takeoff maneuvers, though the extent of the damage or whether anyone had been hurt was unclear, the spokesman said. (Reporting by Carlos Ruano; Writing by Paul Day; Editing by Jesus Aguado)

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