Death count rises to 11 in crash of Greek F-16 jet during NATO exercise Add to ...

January 27, 2015 7:02 PM

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The death toll from the crash of a Greek F-16 fighter jet during an elite NATO pilot training program rose to 11 on Tuesday after a French airman who suffered serious burns died, Spain’s Defence Ministry said.

The death came as Spanish investigators probed what caused the jet to lose power during takeoff Monday and crash into five parked planes at the Los Llanos air base in southeastern Spain, triggering a series of explosions and a raging fire.

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