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Three pilots die as fighter jets crash near Albacete

Latest update : 2009-01-20

An accident involving two F1 Mirage fighter jets over Albacete in Spain has caused the death of three pilots, according to Spanish authorities. The accident reportedly occurred while the planes were on routine training flights.

AFP - Three Spanish air force pilots died Tuesday in an accident involving two Mirage jets in eastern Spain, the defence ministry said.
  
"There was an accident this morning involving two F1 Mirage jets from the Albacete military base which were carrying out routine training flights. Three pilots were killed," a defence ministry spokesman told AFP.
  
The cause of the accident were not yet known, he added.

Date created : 2009-01-20

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