Boeing F-15S of the RSAF Crashed Over Red Sea

Two Saudi pilots ejected over the Red Sea on Friday after their fighter plane suffered a technical problem. Both of them were rescued with US assistance as per their state media.

“A plane of the F-15S type was stricken by a technical fault yesterday evening over the Red Sea and the two pilots were forced to use their rescue seats,” state news agency SPA quoted a defense ministry official saying.

RSAF F-15

RSAF F-15

“Praise be to God, the pilots were rescued in coordination with the American side, and the two pilots are in good health and high spirits,” the official said.

A US defence official confirmmed earlier on Friday that the US military rescued the two Saudi pilots on the request of Saudi Arabia. Both were retrieved from international waters by a helicopter from Djibouti.

Source: AB

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