MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s defence ministry said on Thursday that Airbus could restart test flights for A400M prototypes in Spain, after a fatal crash of one of the military transport planes in May outside Seville.

The ministry said in a statement its specialist aerospace unit had met with Airbus to discuss flight permits, and that further permits relating to the plane programme could be granted in the coming days.

(Reporting by Sarah White and Emma Pinedo; Editing by Andrew Roche)

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