On 18 April, 12 Saudi soldiers were killed when their RSLF UH-60Black Hawk helicopter crashed in Marib Province, Yemen.

The crash, according to some reports, was the result of a friendly fire incident, with a Yemeni government Pantsir S-1 SAM/gun shooting down the helicopter due to a “a technical fault that caused a misreading of the air defense system”.    

News Team
19 April 2017