Accident Dassault Mirage 2000-9D , Monday 14 March 2016
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Date:Monday 14 March 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic MIR2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Dassault Mirage 2000-9D
Owner/operator:United Arab Emirates Air Force (UAEAF)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Al-Burayqah district, Aden -   Yemen
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Dassault Mirage 2000-9D of the UAE crashed over Yemen while conducting a combat mission.
The wreckage ahs been found on a mountain.
Both pilots are said to have died in the crash, according to the Saudi state television.
The plane is said to have crashed due to a technical malfunction.


Revision history:

14-Mar-2016 07:20 gerard57 Added
14-Mar-2016 09:49 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
14-Mar-2016 11:11 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source]
14-Mar-2016 11:27 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
14-Mar-2016 13:12 gerard57 Updated [Date, Time, Source]
14-Mar-2016 13:13 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
14-Mar-2016 14:20 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
14-Mar-2016 19:01 harro Updated [Date]
15-May-2016 15:59 TB Updated [Operator]

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