SAUDI ARABIA

Two Saudi Air Force officers survive F15 crash during training

November 07, 2022
File picture of a Saudi Air Force F-15S.
File picture of a Saudi Air Force F-15S.

RIYADH — A Royal Saudi Air Force F-15S fighter jet crashed as a result of a technical malfunction during a routine training mission at King Abdulaziz Air Base in the Eastern Province, the official spokesman for the Ministry of Defense has said.

Brigadier General Turki Al-Malki said the aircrew, consisting of two officers, survived the incident after using the ejector seat. No injuries or damage on the ground were reported.

“An investigation committee has commenced its tasks to uncover the details and reasons behind this incident,” Al-Malki said. — SPA


November 07, 2022
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