The Cause of Last Week’s  Military Plane Crash Unknown [Archives:1999/47/Front Page]

November 22 1999

ADEN: Official sources still could not reveal the actual reasons behind the fall of the military MIG-21 plane last week. The plane crashed around 7:30 AM last Tuesday in an area west of Abyan governorate. According to eye witnesses, the plane flew for 30 minutes before it crashed to the ground, resulting in the death of its pilot, Hussein Al-Asadi, and his assistant Jamal Al-Hammadi, who were on a training mission. It is yet not know whether the crash was the result of a fault by the trainees, a technical error, or another reason.