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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195500
Last updated: 18 February 2021
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Date:19-MAY-2017
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F15 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-15
Owner/operator:Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Najran -   Saudi Arabia
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Allegedly the aircraft was shot down by Yemini Armed Forces, but it crashed inside Saudi Arabia territory.
Some reports claim it to be an F-16 which the RSAF do not operate.
Other reports state a missile exploded in the vicinity of the F-15, but that is was not hit.

Sources:

http://english.almanar.com.lb/267078
https://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4964584,00.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20170907093053/https://www.therussophile.org/houthi-forces-missile-reportedly-hit-saudi-led-coalition-warplane-in-yemen-video.html/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-May-2017 09:40 gerard57 Added
20-May-2017 12:31 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
09-Jun-2017 11:06 gerard57 Updated [Source, Narrative]
09-Jun-2017 12:04 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]

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