2001 News Story

Two Saudi pilots killed in training crash

The Ministry of Defense and Aviation has reported that two Saudi pilots were killed at 9 o'clock this morning when their Saudi Royal Air Force Tornado aircraft crashed due to a technical fault. The two men, Captain Nawaf bin Jijab bin Eidal-Otaibi and First Lieutenant Fayez bin Awadh bin Rajeh Al-Rouqi, were on a training mission in the Eastern Province.