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Pilot survives F-18 fighter jet crash in Spain

STORY: The pilot from Spain’s 15th Wing managed to eject seconds before the aircraft crashed inside the military base's premises.

The soldier, who has not been named, was taken to a local hospital where he is recovering from injuries sustained in the accident, the country's air force said on their social media platforms.

The crash did not cause any collateral damage.

Investigations are underway to identify the cause of the accident.