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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155507
Last updated: 30 October 2020
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Type:unknown airplane
Owner/operator:Eritrean Air Force
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:King Abdullah Regional airport in Jazan -   Saudi Arabia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:Eritrea
Destination airport:King Abdullah Regional airport in Jazan
According to some reports, seven senior Eritrean officers hijacked the plane and defected to Saudi Arabia.
A female Eritrean Air Force pilot, on a mission to fly black the plane to Eritrea, asked for asylum after she reached the King Abdullah Regional Airport in Jazan in April 2013.
At present the plane is apparently still parked at the airport in Jazan.


Revision history:

22-Apr-2013 07:40 gerard57 Added

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