JEDDAH, 25th July, 2016 (WAM)–The Arab Coalition Forces Command announced today the martyrdom of the two Saudi pilots in the Apache helicopter crash due to bad weather while on mission inside Yemeni territory in Marib.

In a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the coalition command said Captain pilot Ayman Alfaifi and First Lieutenant pilot Mohammed Hassan were killed when the Apache helicopter came down due to bad weather while on duty in Marib, Yemen.