Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Saudi Pilot Killed as Eurofighter Crashes in Spain

By Niall O’Keeffe

A Eurofighter aircraft has crashed at Spain's Morón air base with one fatality, the Spanish ministry of defence has confirmed.It was being piloted under dual control by a lieutenant colonel from the Saudi Arabian air force, who was killed, and a Spanish air force commander, who ejected before the crash.The Saudi lieutenant colonel was at the Spanish base after the two nations signed a Eurofighter training contract.


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