Saudi Air Force jet crashes in southern Asir region due to technical failure

Saudi Air Force jet crashes in southern Asir region due to technical failure
A Saudi Arabian Royal Air Force Tornado jet came down in Asir region in the early hours of Thursday morning. (Flickr/Alan Wilson/Panavia Tornado IDS '7507'/Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0)
Updated 12 July 2018

Saudi Air Force jet crashes in southern Asir region due to technical failure

Saudi Air Force jet crashes in southern Asir region due to technical failure

RIYADH: A Saudi Arabian Royal Air Force Tornado jet came down in Asir region in the early hours of Thursday morning, according to Arab Coalition spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki.

The aircraft was returning from a training mission when it crashed in the southern region due to a technical failure, Al-Maliki said.

The two pilots on board the aircraft survived the crash.

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