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Last updated: 11 December 2017
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Date:Thursday 26 March 2015
Type:Silhouette image of generic CN35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CASA CN-235M-300
Operator:Yemen Air Force
Registration: 2211
C/n / msn: 188
First flight: 2013
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:San'a-Al Dalaimi Air Base (SAH) (   Yemen)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
On the night of March 25-26, 2015 a Saudi Arabia-led coalition attacked several targets within Yemen. The military operation named "Decisive Storm", targeted Houthi rebels who had vowed to dislodge President Abdrabbu Mansour Hadi.
One of the targets destroyed was a hangar at San'a-Al Dalaimi Air Base (SAH), housing a Yemen Air Force CN-235M and a Beechcraft 300 Super King Air.

Classification:
Destroyed on ground

Sources:
» Al Arabiya, 26-3-2015
» Saudi aircraft pound al-Dailami airbase, destroying U.S. delivered aircraft (Oryx Blog, 26-3-2015)


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