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Spanish fighter jet accidentally fires missile In Estonia

AP  |  Helsinki 

Estonia's says it is looking for the remains of a that a Spanish fighter jet accidentally fired while drilling in the air space of the Baltic country and ally.

The said that the from the part of NATO's Baltic air-policing mission erroneously launched an AMRAAM-type air-to-air in a practice area in yesterday afternoon.

The carried explosives of up to 10 kilograms and was last located around 40 kilometers north of Estonia's second city of It has a built-in self-destruct for such accidents, but may have landed on the ground.

Estonian said on that there were "thank God no human casualties," calling the incident "extremely regrettable.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 02:15 IST