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Date:10-MAY-2015
Time:18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcon
Owner/operator:Royal Moroccan Air Force (RMAF)
Registration: 08-8008
C/n / msn: MR-8
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Saadah, Nushoor Valley -   Yemen
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:United Arab Emirates
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was hit during a bombing mission against Houthi rebels in Yemen and crashed.
A picture shows part of the wing of the aircraft with markings 08-8008.
On 15 May, the armed forces of Morocco confirmed the body of the pilot was found.

Sources:

http://www.moroccoworldnews.com/2015/05/158133/moroccan-f-16-warplane-goes-missing-in-yemen/
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/may/11/moroccan-fighter-jet-yemen-saudi-coalition-missing-day-before-cehttps://twitter.com/JulianRoepcke/status/597716051879718912/photo/1asefire
https://www.medias24.com/Les-plus-de-Medias-24/154812-F-16-marocain/-Yemen-premieres-photos-des-debris.html
http://www.f-16.net/g3/f-16-photos/album07/album251/08-8008
http://www.worldbulletin.net/todays-news/159228/body-of-missing-morocco-pilot-in-yemen-found


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-May-2015 06:11 gerard57 Added
11-May-2015 08:46 gerard57 Updated [Departure airport, Source]
11-May-2015 11:06 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Damage, Narrative]
11-May-2015 11:22 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
11-May-2015 12:25 gerard57 Updated [Location]
16-May-2015 19:40 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
07-Jun-2015 09:55 stevethehumbersider Updated [Cn]

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