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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226022
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:08-JUN-2019
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic Q9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
Owner/operator:USAF (United States Air Force)
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:West Coast, Hodeidah Governorate -   Yemen
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed at desert during night. It was targeted by Houti plot system. Most possible it was a R-27T or R-73E air to air rocked adopted to launch from earth platform.
After crash landed, damaged drone was bombed by coalition aircraft.

Sources:

https://southfront.org/houthis-released-video-showing-surface-to-air-missile-launch-at-u-s-mq-9-combat-drone/
https://www.yemenpress.org/yemen/images-yemeni-troops-shoot-down-us-mq9-drone-in-yemens-west-coast/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jun-2019 16:03 plcedi Added
15-Mar-2020 20:02 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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