Coalition Command announces martyrdom of pilot during an operation against Al-Qaeda in Yemen

Thursday 1438/12/23 - 2017/09/14
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Riyadh, Dhu-AlHijjah 23, 1438, September 14, 2017, SPA -- The official spokesman of forces of Coalition for the Restoration of the Legitimacy to Yemen Colonel Turki Al-Maliki announced that at 7:30 pm on Wednesday evening, an aircraft of Saudi Royal Air Forces fell due to a technical failure in the area of Abyan in Yemen while carrying out one of operational tasks to support the war against Al-Qaeda terrorist organization, which resulted in the martyrdom of Wing Commander (Lieutenant Colonel) Muhanna bin Saad Al-Baiz.
The command of joint forces for operations of the Renewal of Hope offered its deepest condolences to the family of the martyred, praying to Allah Almighty for blessing his soul.
13:34 LOCAL TIME 10:34 GMT