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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203972
Last updated: 6 December 2021
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Date:07-JAN-2018
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic TOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Panavia Tornado IDS
Owner/operator:Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF)
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Saada province -   Yemen
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Houthi forces reported the interception of a F-15, displaying Infrared Optical footage of the targeting of a Saudí coalition aircraft. Later publishing the wreckage of a Saudi Arabia Panavia Tornado warplane. Saudi Arabia said one of his jet fighters crashed while conducting military operations in Saada province, Yemen. Both crew members ejected safely and were rescued.

Sources:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-security-warplane/saudi-led-coalition-warplane-crashes-in-yemen-saudi-statement-idUSKBN1EW0NV?il=0
http://www.arabnews.com/node/1220726/saudi-arabia
https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/901421/Saudi-Arabia-plane-crash-Yemen-Houthi-rebels-British-made-Tornado
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/saudi-fighter-jet-crashes-yemen-rebels-claim-downing-it/2018/01/07/65cbb54c-f3d1-11e7-9af7-a50bc3300042_story.html?noredirect=on
https://web.archive.org/web/20180324102001/http://www.janes.com/article/76921/yemen-rebels-release-f-15-shoot-down-footage

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jan-2018 17:19 sinfu2a Added
07-Jan-2018 17:23 harro Updated [Narrative]
07-Jan-2018 20:41 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
08-Jan-2018 09:35 Aerossurance Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
09-Jan-2018 19:38 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
09-Jan-2018 20:58 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2021 12:58 Drone Insider Updated [Embed code]
27-Mar-2021 15:55 Drone Insider Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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