Bahraini F-16 warplane taking part in Yemen war crashes in Saudi Arabia

December 30, 2015 10:51

DUBAI - A Bahraini F-16 jet taking part in a mostly Gulf Arab military campaign in Yemen crashed in southern Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, according to a coalition statement on the Saudi state news agency.

"A pilot from the Bahraini contingent participating in the coalition survived after the fall of his F16 plane in the Jizan region this morning due to a technical malfunction," the statement said.

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