Ten Killed in Greek Fighter Plane Crash in Spain

ten killed in greek fighter plane crash in spain

MADRID – Ten people were killed and another 13 people were injured after a Greek fighter plane crashed during NATO training in Spain on Monday, a spokesman for the defense ministry said.


The F-16 plane crashed shortly after taking off at the training center in Albacete, 262 kilometers south-east of Madrid.

“The plane, part of the Tactical Leadership Program of NATO was carrying out a [training] exercise when during the take-off the plane lost power, crashing into the parking area for planes, crashing into various planes that were parked there,” said the defense ministry in a statement.

The defense ministry said firefighters were working to put out a fire at the base and the area had been cordoned off.

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