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Spanish military jet crashes into sea, pilot likely killed

Christian Fernsby |
A Spanish military plane crashed into the sea off the country's southeastern coast during a training exercise today and the pilot appears to have been killed, the air force said.

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"The search teams have found parts of the damaged jet. There is no indication that the pilot was able to have ejected", the Spanish air force tweeted.

The Spanish made C-101 jet, used for air stunts, hit the water near La Manga in the Murcia region in early afternoon.

A pilot died in August in a similar accident with the same jet type and at the same area.

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