Spain has grounded its Eurofighter combat aircraft until it completes an investigation into a possible ejector seat problem.
The Spanish defence ministry took the decision a day after Germany grounded its entire fleet of Eurofighter jets as a precaution, according to AFP.
The UK Royal Air Force has resumed normal operation with its Eurofighter Typhoons after completing an urgent safety modification for the aircraft’s Martin-Baker mk16A ejection seat.
Austria has also resumed Typhoon operations after problems with the ejection seat were resolved by specific pilot training and a simple manual modification to the ejection seat.
The UK, Austria, Germany, Italy, Saudi Arabia and Spain suspended Typhoon operations after a Royal Saudi Air Force pilot died ejecting from a Eurofighter at Moron air base in Spain.
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