Spy drone affiliated with the UAE downed in Yemen’s Shabwa



The air defenses on Tuesday morning shot down a reconnaissance fighter plane belonging to the UAE Air Force in Ayn district of Shabwa province.

The Armed Forces Spokesman Brigadier General Yehya Sarie said in a statement to Saba that the air defenses managed to down a Chinese-made armed spy plane of Wing Loong 2 type belonging to the UAE air force, while carrying out hostile acts over the airspace of the district.

The drone was targeted with a locally made Surface-to-air missile, according to the statement.