On Sunday Sept. 24, 2017, an Italian Air Force Eurofighter F-2000A Typhoon belonging to the Reparto Sperimentale Volo (Test Wing) has crashed into the sea at Terracina, 76 kilometres south of Rome.
Based on the several videos that have already emerged on social media, the pilot Capt. Gabriele Orlandi was unable to /did not recover the aircraft at the end of a looping and didn’t attempt to eject from the jet.
The pilot is dead, no ejection. The Eurofighter failed to gain altitude after a loop.
The Eurofighter aircraft of the experimental department was engaged in a show when it suddenly collapsed at sea.