"As a result of incident the pilot of the plane, crashed while landing, killing" — quoted by Agence France press statement by the Ministry of defence. Information about other injuries were reported.

The plane crashed near a military base in Albacete, 300 kilometers South-East of the capital. Spanish newspaper El Pais, with reference to eyewitnesses reported that at the crash site the fire began.

Parade on the occasion of the Day of Spain, last Thursday, visited the Spanish king Philip IV's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and high-ranking government officials. It looked like a symbol of the unity of the country amid a major political crisis after the unrecognized referendum on secession of Catalonia from the country.

A day earlier, the Spanish government rejected the Declaration of the independence of Catalonia, signed by the leader of the authority by Carles Pusdienam.