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Spanish military plane crashes in Madrid - Defense Ministry

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 00:50

A Spanish military F-18 plane crashed at a military base on the outskirts of Madrid during takeoff, killing its pilot. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT. NO REPORTER NARRATION. An F-18 fighter plane has crashed on the outskirts of Madrid, in the Torrejon military base, a Spanish defense ministry spokesman said on Tuesday (October 17). The accident at the military base east of the capital occurred during takeoff, the spokesman added. "As a result of the accident, which happened during a takeoff manoeuvre, the plane's pilot has died," the ministry said on Twitter. On Thursday (October 12), a Spanish Eurofighter combat jet crashed near a military base in southeastern Spain after taking part in a military parade in Madrid, also killing the pilot.

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Spanish military plane crashes in Madrid - Defense Ministry

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 00:50