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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138819
Last updated: 21 November 2021
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Date:28-SEP-2011
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SU17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sukhoi Su-22
Owner/operator:Yemen Air Force
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Beit Azar, near Arhab, 40 kilometers north of Sanaa -   Yemen
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Yemeni military officials say armed tribesmen have shot down a Sukhoi Su-22 that was bombing their positions at Beit Azar, near Arhab, 40 kilometres norh of Sanaa.
The pilot was captured.

A Defense Ministry official confirmed Wednesday's incident but gave no further details.


Sources:

https://www.newsday.com/news/nation/yemeni-tribesmen-shoot-down-government-warplane-1.3206609
http://web.archive.org/web/20120315091459/http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2011/09/28/169118.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/mobile/world-middle-east-15089364


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Sep-2011 03:09 gerard57 Added
28-Sep-2011 05:45 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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