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Saudi Air Force jet crashes in southern Asir region due to technical failure

Panavia Tornado IDS '7507' (Alan Wilson/Flickr)
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A Saudi Arabian Royal Air Force Tornado jet came down in Asir region in the early hours of Thursday morning, according to Arab Coalition spokesman Col. Turki Al-Maliki.

The aircraft was returning from a training mission when it crashed in the southern region due to a technical failure, Al-Maliki said.

The two pilots on board the aircraft survived the crash.

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© 2018 the Arab News (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia)

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