Breaking News: Third Aircrat in a Year Falls in Sana’a, Yemen – Update

Plane crashBy: Hassan Al-Haii

For the third time in a year another aircraft (poassibly an Air Force plane) falls on the 50 Metwer street in South of Sana’a.

Details will be provided later as they come.

The first aircraf was an Antanov Transport Plane, which fell in Ramadhan of last year (September 2011), the second was a Sukhoie fighter plane which fell in West Ring Road in Sana’a and the third is this one, with identity not yet detrmined.

Detailed report and analysis will follow

Update: Many protesters gathered around the falling aircraft demanding to know why the rescue and releif operations were deliberately stalled and they were fired at with live ammunition and tear gas by security forces surrounding the site. The aircraft is believed to be a vintage sukhoi fighter plane. Furhter details as they come.

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About Hassan Al-Haifi

Columnist, Political Analyst; knowledgeable on Middle East and Islamic Affairs; specialist on economic and financial affairs and development issues.
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