UAE fighter jet 'missing' in Yemen

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UAE fighter jet 'missing' in Yemen

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UAE fighter jet 'missing' in Yemen combat mission
General Command of UAE Armed Forces says cannot locate a fighter plane that is part of coalition fighting in Yemen

March 14, 2016
Abu Dhabi: The General Command of the UAE Armed Forces announced on Monday that a fighter plane taking part in the coalition fighting in Yemen had gone missing, state news agency WAM reported.

The Armed Forces statement said the UAE fighter jet taking part in the Saudi-led alliance of "Operation Restoring Hope" was “lost” and the coalition was unable to locate the aircraft.

More details soon.

http://www.gulfnews.com/news/uae/govern ... -1.1689707
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https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=185386
has some information pertaining this accident.
Two-seater F-16 may be involved.
Wreckage has been found apparently.
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https://twitter.com/green_lemonnn
now mentions the type as being a Mirage 2000 two-seater. :|
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Yahoo reported earlier already that both crew was killed in the crash.

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