L-39 Albatros

Saudi Airstrikes Cripple Air Force in Yemen

Saudi warplanes struck military bases that had been seized by Houthi rebels in Yemen, crippling the air force in a U.S.-backed campaign that has led to fears of a proxy war among the Middle East’s big powers. As weekend airstrikes blunted their expansion into southern Yemen, the Iranian-backed rebels suffered a political setback: Their most […]

Yemen Army Jet Crashes, Pilot Killed

A military training jet crashed in south Yemen on Wednesday, killing its pilot, an army officer told AFP. The accident took place as the Czech-made L-39 aircraft was landing at an airbase in Taez, 180 kilometers south of the capital, the officer said. An investigation has been launched into the incident, he added. […]