Information

Serial Code Fragments:

DA-5 da070116

Victims:

5–7†

Location:

Al Mushainaah, Shabwa, Yemen


Date:

27.01 2018


Map:

CD1-4


Type of weapon

Hellfire

Source

Airwars

About

Five civilians and two off duty Yemen soldiers from two local families, all men, were reportedly killed by a US drone strike in or near Al Mushainaah village, in the Saeed district of Shabwa governorate, at around midnight between January 26th-27th 2018. At the time of the strike, the men were reportedly searching for a missing 14-year old boy who was reportedly visiting Al-Qaeda militants.

The destroyed vehicle which the civilians and soldiers were using while searching for a the fourteen year old boy.

A close up of the remnant. Letters and numbers: DA-6 on the top and at the bottom DA070116 are recognizable which are fragments of a hellfire missile.

Lockheed Martin, Boeing (Previous second source), and Northrop Grumman (Seeker only for AGM-114L Longbow Hellfire) are the main manufacturer of Hellfire missiles. Therefore it is suspected that the used Hellfire missile in the incident was produced by one of the three mentioned companies which are all american corporations.

Lockheed Martin, Boeing (Previous second source), and Northrop Grumman (Seeker only for AGM-114L Longbow Hellfire) are the main manufacturer of Hellfire missiles. Therefore it is suspected that the used Hellfire missile in the incident was produced by one of the three mentioned companies which are all american corporations.

Lockheed Martin, Boeing (Previous second source), and Northrop Grumman (Seeker only for AGM-114L Longbow Hellfire) are the main manufacturer of Hellfire missiles. Therefore it is suspected that the used Hellfire missile in the incident was produced by one of the three mentioned companies which are all american corporations.