Thirteen have died in armed attacks, 79 in plane crashes, two in traffic accidents and two by natural causes. Afghanistan is the mission that more lives has cost to Spain, after the one of Bosnia-Herzegovina, with 23 losses. A total of 96 Spaniards (the 93 military, two Civil Guards and a translator) has died in Afghanistan from the beginning of the unfolding of the troops in that country in 2002, among them sergeant Manuel Argudin Perrino and soldier Niyireth Pineda Marin, deceaseds this Sunday in an attack. Of them, thirteen have died in armed attacks, 79 in plane crashes (62 in Yak-42 and 17 in the Cougar helicopter), two in traffic accidents and two by natural causes. The one of Afghanistan it is the mission that more human lives has cost to Spain, followed of the one of Bosnia-Herzegovina, with 23 dead ones. Complete list of Spaniards died in Afghanistan 26 of May 2003.
The sinister major of the history of the Armed Forces summoned up the life of the 62 Spanish military who returned of the mission of peace in Afghanistan (ISAF) in Ukrainian a Yakovlev-42 airplane, that crashed in Trebisonda (Turkey). Twenty of the forty military of the Ground forces were member of the Engineer regiment number 1 of the Mechanized division Brunete, with soothes in Castrillo of the Val (Burgos). Also thirteen crew perished (12 Ukrainian and bielorruso), and so the total balance is of 75 dead ones. 14 of January of 2004. The sergeant of the Navy Fernando Martinez Morgade, fallec of an infarct on board a frigate. 16 of August 2005. The seventeen Spanish military die near Herat (the west of Afghanistan) when crashing the helicopter in which they traveled. The deceaseds belonged to the Battalion of Helicopters of Maneuver IV and to the Infantry regiment " Isabel the Catlica". 24 of October 2005.