Former Patrulla Aguila pilot died in crash

Aug 26, 2019
Patrulla Aguila solo aircraft

Following the today’s Spanish Air Force aircraft crash, the Ministry of Defense confirmed that the only pilot of CASA C-101 Aviojet aircraft, Commander Francisco Marín Nuñez has died.

The crash occurred during a training flight over La Manga sea, near the Patrulla Aguila home base, San Javier.

The aircraft did not succeed to exit the maneuver on time and smashed onto the sea.

Commander Francisco Marín Nuñez flew as a solo pilot #5 with Patrulla Aguila team until 2018.