Two UAE pilots die in warplane crash — Coalition

RIYADH, March 14 (KUNA) — Two pilots of the UAE Air Force died when their warplane crashed into Yemeni territories at dawn on Monday, the Coalition for Restoring Legitimacy in Yemen announced.
The Coalition said in a statement, broadcast by the Saudi Press Agency, that the Mirage fighter jet crashed due to a technical malfunction at the dawn time.
Earlier in the UAE, military authorities initially said the fighter jet had gone missing.
The Saudi-led Arab Coalition is carrying out “the restoration of hope” operation in Yemen, aimed to back up the legitimacy in the troubled country. (end) smr.rk