Accident General Atomics MQ-1B Predator , Tuesday 14 February 2017
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Date:Tuesday 14 February 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic Q1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
General Atomics MQ-1B Predator
Owner/operator:United Arab Emirates Air Force
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Al-Manin, Marib province -   Yemen
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The drone is said to have been downed by Houthi armed forces.
The UAV was first reported as a MQ-9 Reaper operated by UAE likely by the debris of the Honeywell TPE331-10 turboprop engine as used on an MQ-9 Reaper drone. However UAE does not Operate MQ-9 Reapers most likely a MQ-1B.


Revision history:

15-Feb-2017 18:38 gerard57 Added
19-Feb-2017 11:17 krasatpi Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
28-Jun-2021 16:59 Drone Insider Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
01-Jul-2021 14:56 Drone Insider Updated [Source]
02-Oct-2021 14:40 Drone Insider Updated [Narrative]

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