Two Saudi pilots eject over Red Sea, rescued with US help: State news

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Two Saudi pilots eject over Red Sea, rescued with US help: State news

Two Saudi pilots eject from F-15S fighter jet stricken by technical difficulties over red sea

By (Reuters)

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Published: Sat 28 Mar 2015, 8:31 AM

Last updated: Thu 25 Jun 2015, 10:11 PM

Cairo - A Saudi fighter plane was hit by a technical problem and its two pilots ejected over the Red Sea on Friday, state media said, adding that the pair had been returned to the country with American help.

“A plane of the F-15S type was stricken by a technical fault yesterday evening over the Red Sea and the two pilots were forced to use their rescue seats,” state news agency WAS quoted a defense ministry official saying.

“Praise be to God, the pilots were rescued in coordination with the American side, and the two pilots are in good health and high spirits,” the official said.

 



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