Patrulla Aguila soloist killed in crash near San Javier

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Patrulla Aguila soloist killed in crash near San Javier

Post by Adam » Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:14 pm

The solo pilot of Patrulla Aguila was sadly killed today as his jet crashed into the sea near San Javier, the team's base. It's the third fatal crash of a C-101 from San Javier in just seven months - one of which tragically claimed the life of a former Patrulla Aguila soloist who had recently left the team. The Spanish AF have confirmed in the past few minutes that the pilot did not actually eject, although I don't believe we know for certain yet whether it was a Patrulla Aguila sortie or a general training flight, as the team's pilots are also full-time instructors.

http://thisisflight.net/2020/02/27/patr ... olo-pilot/
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Post by Airshow4444 » Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:27 pm

Statement from the Spanish Air Force
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Post by Airshow4444 » Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:27 pm

Can't confirm but maybe some video:
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