Tragedy struck as a Royal Air Force F-15SA fighter plane from Saudi Arabia crashed during a routine training mission in Dhahran, Eastern Province, claiming the lives of two crew members.
According to Brig. Gen. Turki Al-Maliki, the incident occurred at 12:50 pm at the King Abdulaziz Air Base. The Ministry of Defense’s spokesperson conveyed that an investigation committee has promptly initiated an inquiry into the crash to determine its causes.
The loss of the two crew members is deeply mourned, and Al-Maliki extended heartfelt prayers for their souls, urging the Almighty to accept them as righteous martyrs. In his statement, he also expressed condolences to the families and relatives of the deceased, invoking patience and solace during this challenging time.
The incident underscores the inherent risks associated with military training missions and emphasizes the dedication of the armed forces to safeguard their nations, even in the face of unforeseen tragedies. The investigation will play a crucial role in understanding the circumstances surrounding the crash, offering insights into potential improvements for future training exercises.
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