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  Chronological Listing of Yemen Air Force
Losses & Ejections
DRAFT LIST
ALL ENTRIES NEED CONFIRMATION

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
March 1987
Yemen Air Force
Su-22            
March 1987
Yemen Air Force
Su-22            
December 1988
Yemen Air Force
MiG-21            
June 1989
Yemen Air Force
MiG-21            
January 1990
Yemen Air Force
MiG-21            
April 1990
Yemen Air Force
Su-22            
8th August 1993
Yemen Air Force
MiG-21            
8th August 1993
Yemen Air Force
MiG-21            
2nd May 1994
South Yemen Air Force
MiG-21F            
 5th May 1994
North Yemen Air Force
FIGHTER ??            
 5th May 1994
South Yemen Air Force
FIGHTER ??            
 6th May 1994
South Yemen Air Force
FIGHTER ??            
 7th May 1994
North Yemen Air Force
???            
7th May 1994
South Yemen Air Force
FIGHTER ??            
9th May 1994
South Yemen Air Force
Fitter            
11th May
North Yemen Air Force
???            
12th May 1994
North Yemen Air Force
FIGHTER ??            
13th May 1994
North Yemen Air Force
FIGHTER ??            
19th May 1994
North Yemen Air Force
FIGHTER ??            
22nd May 1994
South Yemen Air Force
MiG-21            
24th May 1994
South Yemen Air Force
MiG-21            
28th May 1994
South Yemen Air Force
Type ??            
28th May 1994
South Yemen Air Force
Type ??            
29th May 1994
South Yemen Air Force
Type ??            
1st June 1994
North Yemen Air Force
Type ??            
5th June 1994
South Yemen Air Force
Il-??            
5th June 1994
North Yemen Air Force
Type ??            
6th June 1994
North Yemen Air Force
Type ??            
7th June 1994
South Yemen Air Force
Type ??            
8th June 1994
North Yemen Air Force
Type ??            
9th June 1994
North Yemen Air Force
Type ??            
11th June 1994
South Yemen Air Force
Type ??            
22nd June 1994
North Yemen Air Force
MiG-21            
23rd June 1994
North Yemen Air Force
Type ??            
25th June 1994
North Yemen Air Force
Type ??            
28th June 1994
North Yemen Air Force
Type ??            
29th June 1994
North Yemen Air Force
Type ??            
3rd July 1994
North Yemen Air Force
Type ??            
Tuesday 23rd August 1994
Yemen Air Force
Su-??
fighter bomber
    Training flight. Crashed while making an emergency landing near the border with Saudi Arabia      
Pilot
OK
Instructor
OK
 
18th August 1998
Yemen Air Force
MiG            
25th August 1999
Yemen Air Force
helicopter     Technical failure.  all 17 people on board killed    
     
Brig Ahmed Faraj
Deputy Chief of Staff for planning
Col Mohammed Ahmed Ismail
commander of the eastern military sector
Col Awad Mohammed el-Sanidar
a senior armaments officer
Monday 13th November 2000 Yemeni air force Mi-17 helicopter   Dailami airbase, 30 kilometers (18 miles) north of Sanaa Craining mission. Crashed near the capital  in the Sabaha region, 40 kilometers west of Sanaa two pilots, two airmen killed    
Jordanian officer on board also killed    
Saturday
22nd February 2003

Yemen Air Force
helicopter     Crashed during a flight over the Red Sea in western Yemen near the island of Hanish due to a technical fault eight officers and soldiers killed, 4 others injured    
2nd April 2003
Yemen Air Force
Aero L-39 Albatros            
     
Wednesday
27th April 2005 ?

Yemen Air Force
??     Mid-Air Collision

Crashed during military training at the Al-Anad Airbase 30 kilometers north of Aden


Syrian pilot
killed
   
Wednesday
27th April 2005 ?

Yemen Air Force
??     Yemeni Pilot ?/
killed
   
Tuesday 3rd or 5th July 2005
Yemen Air Force
MiG-29UB ? ? Engine malfunction. Aircraft caught fire. Crashed north of capital near Amran, Yemen Mohammed Thabet Dareem
ejected
 
Zvezda K-36
Sunday 28th August
2005
morning

Yemen Air Force
MiG-29     Crashed in Doha during routine training 60 miles north of the city of  Al-Hodeidah Mohammed Al-Qarari
28
killed
   
?? October 2009
Yemen
Fighter     Claim. Lost during campaign against Houthi fighters      
?? October 2009
Yemen
Fighter     Claim. Lost during campaign against Houthi fighters      
Sunday
8th November 2009

Yemen
Sukhoi     Claimed shot down by Houthi fighters in north-western Yemen in the  mountainous Razih district on the border with Saudi Arabia Pilot
ejected
 
Zvezda K-36
Yemeni military said the plane crashed due to technical problems.
Note This is the third time Yemen has lost an air force fighter jet in Saada since the army began its latest offensive on the Houthi fighters on August 11
Wednesday 13th January 2010
Yemen
L-39   Alanad military base Training flight. Crashed in Al-Buraika district in the area of Salah al-Din, west of the port city of Aden     VS-1
Pilot survived
OK
OK ?? VS-1
Wednesday 28th September 2011

Y
Yemeni Air Force
[al-Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Yamaniya]
Sukhoi Su-22 Fitter     Hit by AAA near the tribal area of Arhab. Crashed northeast of capital Sanaa  in the village of Beit Azar Pilot
ejected
captured
 
Zvezda K-36
   
   

Acknowledgements & Sources

Flight International (various issues)
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