U.S. Rescues 2 Saudi Pilots After They Eject From Plane

The U.S. Air Force and navy rescued two Saudi fighter pilots after they ejected themselves from their F-15 fighter during combat operations against Houthi rebels in Yemen. Pilots were forced to eject into the Gulf of Aden after the Saudi jet suffered from mechanical problems. A U.S. Air Force Pave Hawk special operations helicopter and crew dispatched from Djibouti to rescue the Saudi pilots where reported their conditions as ambulatory. The entire operation took two hours.

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