An Airbus A400M military transport aircraft, which had been ordered by Turkey, crashed Saturday near the Seville airport, killing four crew members and gravely injuring two other crew members, Airbus Defence and Space said.

“We confirm that there has been an accident with an A400M in Sevilla,” Airbus Defence and Space said in a statement.

“Airbus is devastated to confirm that of a total crew of six on board we have lost four of our crew members in the accident,” the company said. “Two other crew members are currently in hospital in a serious condition”. […]