Accident Sukhoi Su-22 , Wednesday 28 September 2011
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Date:Wednesday 28 September 2011
Type:Silhouette image of generic SU17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sukhoi Su-22
Owner/operator:Yemen Air Force
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Beit Azar, near Arhab, 40 kilometers north of Sanaa -   Yemen
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Yemeni military officials say armed tribesmen have shot down a Sukhoi Su-22 that was bombing their positions at Beit Azar, near Arhab, 40 kilometres norh of Sanaa.
The pilot was captured.

A Defense Ministry official confirmed Wednesday's incident but gave no further details.


Revision history:

28-Sep-2011 03:09 gerard57 Added
28-Sep-2011 05:45 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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