The aircraft went down near a military base at Albacete, 180 miles southeast of the capital, the country's defence ministry said. An Italian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft crashed into the sea during an airshow demonstration in south of Rome late last month.
Albacete - Lethal fighter jet crash after military parade to national day: in Spain, a machine of Luftwaffe crashed on Thursday.
► Spain had celebrated national day with a major military parade in Madrid. It slammed into the water just a few hundred meters offshore, sending up a huge plume of smoke and spray upon impact.
The spokesman said the pilot did not have time to jump out of the jet, adding that the causes of the crash are under investigation.
"As a result of the accident, the pilot of the plane that crashed on its approach to landing has died", the ministry said in a statement. Information about the pilot of the crashed fighter yet.