Coalition helicopter crashes in Al-Maharah Province

Col. Turki Al-Maliki

RIYADH – An Arab Coalition helicopter, belonging to the Saudi Royal Land Forces, crashed following a technical glitch leading to the martyrdom of its pilot and his co-pilot.

“May Allah Almighty have mercy on their souls. They were on an operation to combat terror and smuggling in Al-Maharah Province in Yemen,” said the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) report.

The crash took place specifically at 0820 hours Friday, SPA quoted the spokesman of the Arab Coalition “Coalition for Supporting Legitimacy in Yemen” Col. Turki Al-Maliki as stating. — SPA