A Royal Saudi Air Force F-15S fighter jet crashed at the King Abdulaziz Air Base training grounds due to a technical malfunction during a routine training mission on Sunday night, state news agency SPA cited a statement from the Ministry of Defense spokesman, Brig. Gen. Turki Al-Maliki.
Al-Maliki said that the crew, consisting of two officers, safely ejected the aircraft and no injuries or losses have been recorded on the ground. He added that a committee is investigating the accident.
The F-15 Eagle is a twin-engine, all-weather tactical fighter aircraft designed by McDonnell Douglas, which is now part of Boeing.