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Spain warplane crash kills three

Mirage F1 (file pic)
The last accident involving a Spanish Mirage F1 was in March 2006

Two Spanish Mirage F1 warplanes have crashed during a routine air force training mission, killing all three crew members on board.

The crash happened in Spain's south-eastern province of Albacete. It is not yet clear what caused it.

Wreckage of the two jets was found about 3km (1.8 miles) apart, as well as the pilots' bodies.

One of the jets in Tuesday's crash carried a crew of two, the other had a single pilot.

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