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    Two German Tornado jets had to make a forced landing in northern Iraq on Monday due to a technical defect, the German press reported.

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    Commenting on the news, German officials said that the jets succesfully returned to the Incirlik Air Base after refuelling.

    Earlier last month, the Defense Ministry released a report revealing that only 29 of Germany's 66 Tornado jets in operation were airworthy.

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