Political Analysis

Saudi Says No F-15 Was Shot Down In Yemen

By NY Staff

Saudi Arabia clarified that none of its fighter aircraft was shot down over Yemen. Photos on the internet show a pylon with two AIM-9 missiles and an external fuel tank.

early morning of Sunday 24th of May, Houthis claim they’ve downed Saudi fighter jet.

Images on social media purport to show parts of a downed jet, but skepticism is abundant.

The Houthi official said the downed jet was an F-16, and several images published online on both Arabic and English website which showed a purported image of the jet ablaze along with a photo of a piece of metal with the words, “Royal Saudi Air Force.”