Spanish Air Force

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – Spanish Fishing Vessel FRANCISCO Y CATALINA crisis with 51 rescued immigrants – July 2006.

On Friday 14th July 2006 the Spanish Gill Netter FRANCISCO Y CATALINA rescued 51 irregular migrants, all thought to be of Eritrean nationality, and attempted to seek permission to land them in Malta. Malta had refused permission on the basis that Malta had not been the territory closest to the point of recovery by the …

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Aviation – Spanish Air Force Patrulla Aguila Display Team, first time in Malta – 1995

The Spanish Air Force sent Patrulla Aguila its aerobatic display team to take part in the third edition of the Malta International Airshow from Saturday 23rd to Sunday 24th September 1995. Formed on 4th July 1985 they are based at San Javier Air Base at the location of the academy of officers of the Spanish Air Force, …

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