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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199589
Last updated: 22 November 2017
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Date:11-SEP-2017
Time:06:45 LT
Type:IOMAX AT-802i BPA
Owner/operator:UAE Armed Forces
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Red Sea coast -   Yemen
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The UAE Armed Forces military plane crashed as a result of a technical malfunction during a reconnaissance mission. The pilot was killed, but the weapon systems officer survived with minor injuries.

Sources:

https://www.khaleejtimes.com/nation/abu-dhabi/two-uae-soldiers-martyred
https://www.thenational.ae/uae/emirati-pilot-killed-as-plane-crashes-in-yemen-1.627474
https://www.channelstv.com/2017/09/11/uae-pilot-soldier-killed-on-yemen-missions/
http://anadoluagency.com/fr/politique/coalition-arabe-au-y%C3%A9men-crash-dun-avion-%C3%A9mirati-lors-dune-mission-de-reconnaissance/906738


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Sep-2017 14:00 gerard57 Added
11-Sep-2017 14:22 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
11-Sep-2017 16:39 gerard57 Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
11-Sep-2017 17:02 gerard57 Updated [Time, Source]
12-Sep-2017 07:26 krasatpi Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Embed code, Narrative]
12-Sep-2017 07:26 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
12-Sep-2017 07:28 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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