Pilot dies as plane crashes in Saudi capital Riyadh
August 16, 2022 02:02 PM
A light plane crashed in Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh on Tuesday, resulting in the death of its pilot, said Saudi official sources.
Saudi Arabia TV reported that a light plane crashed following an accident after taking off from Thumamah Airport in Riyadh.
According to the report of Okaz newspaper, the Aviation Investigations Bureau in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced in a statement that this light plane crashed after taking off from Thumamah Airport on Tuesday morning, and the pilot was the only passenger in the plane.
Pointing out that the pilot died, the statement further said that rescue teams have gone to the scene of the accident to begin their investigation into the cause of the crash.
Thumamah Airport is located near Ath Thumamah in Saudi Arabia. It is located about 28.9 km north of King Khalid International Airport.