Ten die in fighter jet crash during NATO exercises in Spain  

January 27, 2015 2:30 AM

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Madrid: Eight French and two Greek military personnel died Monday when a Greek fighter jet crashed on takeoff at a military base in Spain housing a NATO training centre for elite pilots.

The two-seat F-16 jet "lost power" as it took off from the base near the southeastern city of Albacete and crashed into an area where other planes were parked, damaging five other aircraft, the defence ministry said in a statement.

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