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Crash Of C-101 In Spain Kills 2 Pilots

Crash Of C-101 In Spain Kills 2 Pilots

The Defense Ministry says a Spanish air force plane on a training mission has crashed in a field northeast of the capital, killing both people aboard.

The ministry says the Spanish-built C-101 a small training version of a fighter plane went down Thursday in a field in Alcala de Henares, a town 30 kilometers (20 miles) northeast of Madrid.

It was carrying a flight instructor and a student. The cause of the accident was not immediately known.

The ministry said it had no other details on the accident.

The newspaper El Pais quoted a witness as saying the plane had been "wobbling" and making an odd sound before it crashed.


Source: 26 April 2011 - dailyairforce News

Photo: Spanish Air Force_CASA C-101 Aviojet (Photo by © xairforces.net 2012)

(4/26/2012)


 
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