Turkish A400M Atlas Crashes in Spain

Turkish A400M Atlas Crashes in Spain

An Airbus A400M Atlas military transport aircraft, which had been ordered by Turkey, crashed Saturday near the Seville airport, killing four crew members and gravely injuring two other crew members, Airbus Defence and Space said.

“We confirm that there has been an accident with an A400M in Sevilla,” Airbus Defence and Space said in a statement.

“Airbus is devastated to confirm that of a total crew of six on board we have lost four of our crew members in the accident,” the company said. “Two other crew members are currently in hospital in a serious condition”.

For the complete story by Pierre Tran of Defense News, click here.

Updated: May 11, 2015 — 9:17 AM
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