The crash of a two-seat Eurofighter Typhoon belonging to the Spanish air force marks the first operational loss of the twin-engine fighter. A Saudi Arabian air force pilot died in the Aug. 26 crash at around 9:30 a.m. local time, with a Spanish air force officer in the back seat surviving by ejecting before impact. The cause of the crash shortly after takeoff is under investigation. Details are not known. The mishap marks the end of a crash-free operational period for ...
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