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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176045
Last updated: 21 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcon
Owner/operator:Royal Moroccan Air Force (RMAF)
Registration: 08-8008
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Saadah, Nushoor Valley -   Yemen
Phase: En route
Departure airport:United Arab Emirates
Destination airport:
The aircraft was hit during a bombing mission against Houthi rebels in Yemen and crashed.
A picture shows part of the wing of the aircraft with markings 08-8008.
On 15 May, the armed forces of Morocco confirmed the body of the pilot was found.


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Revision history:

11-May-2015 06:11 gerard57 Added
11-May-2015 08:46 gerard57 Updated [Departure airport, Source]
11-May-2015 11:06 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]
11-May-2015 11:22 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
11-May-2015 12:25 gerard57 Updated [Location]
16-May-2015 19:40 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
07-Jun-2015 09:55 stevethehumbersider Updated [Cn]

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