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Saudi Arabian Air Force fighter jet crashes, two crew members killed

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Saudi Arabian Air Force fighter jet crashes

Saudi Arabia Fighter Jet Accident: A fighter plane of Saudi Arabian Air Force has crashed. Two crew members have died in this horrific accident. The crash occurred during a training mission at Abdul Aziz Air Force Base in Zahran. According to the information, the name of the Saudi Arabian Air Force plane that crashed is F-15SA fighter plane. It crashed on Thursday. Two crew members died in this accident. The Saudi Press Agency quoted army spokesman Brigadier General Turki al-Maliki as saying that the crash occurred during a training mission at Abdul Aziz air force base in Dahran.

No detailed information available about the accident

Al-Maliki did not provide any further details about the accident. The F-15SA is a variant of the McDonnell Douglas fighter aircraft. There are dozens of such fighter aircraft in Saudi Arabia’s military fleet. In July, two pilots were killed in a plane crash at King Khalid Air Force Base in Khamis Mushait.

Saudi Arabia is increasing defense spending

Saudi Arabia has been strengthening its air force in recent times. Saudi Arabia’s defense budget has also increased in recent times. Saudi Arabia’s defense expenditure in the year 2022 was $45.6 billion. This budget includes Arabia among the top 10 defense budget countries in the world. Saudi Arabia is also a leader in purchasing arms from many countries of the world including America. At one time Saudi Arabia had become the top country in the world in importing arms.

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