UAE: Pilot killed after plane crash due to technical failure in Yemen

In this Sept. 17, 2015 photo, an Emirati gunner watches for enemy fire from the rear gate of a United Arab Emirates Chinook military helicopter flying over Yemen. (File photo: AP)

The United Arab Emirates has announced the death of a pilot due to technical failure while he was operating as part of the Arab Coalition’s Operation Restoring Hope in Yemen.

The Commander-in-Chief of UAE’s Armed Forces confirmed the death of Sergeant Nasser Gharib Al Mazrouei.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:55 - GMT 06:55