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Hungary Air Force Incident: Gripen Damaged during Live-fire Exercise

MTI-Hungary Today 2019.03.13.

A Hungarian Army Gripen fighter jet has been damaged during a live-fire exercise.

No one was hurt in the incident on Monday, according to a defence ministry statement.

The Gripen pilot detected the error, suspended shooting and returned the aircraft to the Kecskemét airbase.

Gripen Crash: Defence Minister Suspects Computer Error Behind Unfortunate Incident

The cause of the error and the exact circumstances will be examined by both Hungarian and Swedish experts in the next few days.

Featured photo illustration by Saab