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Chronological Listing of United Arab Emirates
Losses & Ejections

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
                 
17th November 1988


UAE

Bell 205A DU-113          
25th April 1994


UAE

Hawk Mk 61 DU507          
21st July 1995


UAE

Hawk T63 1006          
20th July 1996


UAE

Grob G115T 931/D-EMGT          
15th October 1997


UAE

C-130H 1213          
18th July 2000


UAE

Hawk 102 1059          
16th February 2001
13:15


UAE

Hawk 102 1056 Al-Qassim airport, central Saudi Arabia Crashed near airport while overflying the region for refuelling on its return flight from Jordan to home     Martin-Baker
ejected ejected Martin-Baker
31st July 2002


UAE

Hawk 102 1057 III Shaheen sq        
12th August 2003
United Arab Emirate
Mirage 2000DAD 704          
22nd August 2004


UAE

Hawk 102 1064   crashed following engine problems David "DAG" Cameron
(ex-Canadian Air Force fighter pilot )
ejected safely
  Martin-Baker
4th March 2005
also seen as 4th April

United Arab Emirates
Mirage 2000-9DAD serial number 2
DAD11

(Intended for UAE)

Istres, France Dassault. Engine failure. Crashed   in an unhabited area on take-off
from Istres Air Base, southern france
    Martin-Baker
F10QA
Dassault test pilot ejected Dassault test pilot ejected Martin-Baker
F10QA
21st April 2005


UAE

helicopter            
Monday 9th January 2006
UAE Air Force
 F-16E Falcon Block 60 3052
RE-27

[00-6027]

Hit ground while in practice flight for Al Ain Aerobatic Show 2006 Abu Dhabi.  Crashed between dunes  in full burner with a high sink rate

[ref. various Middle Eastern press releases & F-16.net, AFM]



                 Block 60 F-16Ephoto LMTAS

Lockheed Martin test Pilot Dan Levin ejected - but his chute didn't have time to fully deploy so  he sustained major injuries including broken bones and a punctured lung

ACES II
14th December 2008


UAE

C-130H 1212 C-130sq        
14th December 2008
UAE
Hawk Mk.63C 1019 Al Ain Air Base Engine failure, flameout. A dead-stick landing was attempted, but control was lost at a late stage     Martin-Baker
UAE women trainee pilot ejected on touchdown upon landing Jordanian instructor in the backseat remained inside the aircraft as he had controls for the emergency landing Martin-Baker
Both injured. The UAE lady was taken off flying, and the Jordanian was in hospital for 6 months before coming back as an instructor for Hawk 63.
Monday
22nd November 2010
13:30
 

UAE
Hawk102     Crashed into mountain during routine training mission Al-Baih Valley, in Ras al Khaimah      
Lieutenant Majed Ahmad Shmlan Al-Naqabi
ملازم ماجد احمد شملان النقبي

killed
no ejection

  Martin-Baker
Wednesday 27th April 2011
11:35


United Arab Emirates
F-16
Block 60
  Operating from Italian Naval Air Station at Sigonella in western Sicily. Crashed on landing, veering off from the outbound runway. The aircraft was completing a transfer flight from Decimomannu,  in Sardinia. Pilot
ejected safely
 
ACES II
The plane is one of the 12* aircraft deployed, along with NATO aircraft, to the area to help enforce the no-fly zone over Libya.

*[6 F-16s and 6 Mirages]

                 
   
  It is possible a further 3 Mirage 2000's were lost - Details appreciated