Date & Time: Mar 2, 2014 at 1415 LT
Type of aircraft:
Sana'a - Masila
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
En route, crew encountered unknown technical problems and attempted to make a belly landing in a desert and rocky area located in the Hadhramaut. The aircraft came to rest and was probably damaged beyond repair while all 19 occupants, among them three were injured, were kidnapped by local tribesmen. The exact cause of the technical malfunction is unknown. Crew was on his way to the oil field of Masila that belongs to Canadian Nexen and members of the Yemeni president family.