Al-Qaeda shoots at US military planeAttack
|Location||Prince Sultan Air Base, Saudi Arabia|
|Time||Mid May 2002|
|Participants||Abu Huzifa (Attacker)|
|Narrative and Notes|
|Reliable||Abu Huzifa acknowledged firing an SA-7 at an American military aircraft departing Prince Sultan. It missed. The discarded missile launcher was discovered by Saudi security forces at some point after the attack. |
Abu Huzifa was detained in Sudan a short time later and transfered to Saudi custody.
The missile was from the same production batch as that used in a failed attack on an Israeli civilian aircraft in Mombasa, Kenya.
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