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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 210884
Last updated: 22 November 2021
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Date:15-JAN-2014
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic Q9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Atomics MQ-9A Reaper
Owner/operator:United States Air Force - USAF (United States Air Force - USAF)
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Al Mahrah Province, Eastern Yemem ? -   Yemen
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
GENERATOR FAILURE AIRCRAFT DESTROYED. The Washington Post further reported the USAF stating this a/c had been on a classified mission from a classified location.

However, Foreign Policy magazine reported a few days later that a "U.S. drone" had crashed in Eastern Yemen and that local forces had been tasked to secure the crash site on 16th January.

Sources:

https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2018/04/06/military-times-aviation-database/
https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/national/drone-crashes/database/
https://foreignpolicy.com/2014/01/21/u-s-drone-crashes-in-yemen/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-May-2018 21:10 ASN archive
08-Mar-2020 12:33 StokieSteve Updated [Location, Country, Source, Narrative]

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