Saudi Fighter Jet Crashes During Exercise

  • Publish date: Thursday، 27 July 2023
Saudi Fighter Jet Crashes During Exercise

A Saudi Arabian fighter plane F-15SA crashed during a training exercise in Khamis Mushait, in the southern Asir region, killing two crew members, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

An investigating committee has begun looking into the causes of the accident, according to spokesman of the Ministry of Defense Turki Al-Maliki.

The Royal Saudi Air Force combat aircraft crashed in the training area of King Khalid Air Base at around 2:28 pm on Wednesday.

 Referring to the death of the plane’s crew, Brig. Gen. Al-Maliki said: “May God have mercy on them, I ask the God Almighty to accept them from the righteous martyrs and to bestow their families and relatives patience and solace.”

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