Moroccan F-16 jet from Saudi-led coalition in Yemen goes missing

by Reuters
Monday, 11 May 2015 00:05 GMT

RABAT, May 11 (Reuters) - A Moroccan F-16 warplane taking part in the Saudi Arabian-led coalition fighting in Yemen went missing on Sunday, the Moroccan Royal Armed Forces said in a statement.

The pilot of a second jet in the same squadron could not see if the pilot had ejected from the jet, which was hit at 6 p.m. local time, said the statement carried by the Moroccan state news agency MAP.

MAP said an investigation is under way. (Reporting by Aziz El Yaakoubi; Editing by Eric Walsh)

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