A military plane crash in Sana’a, Yemen. Image courtesy of Reuters

SANA’A, Yemen-A Yemeni military plane on Wednesday crashed near Sana’a airport, killing 10 people on board including the pilot.

Reports say the plane encountered engine problem and attempted to make emergency landing.

“The plane tried to land in an empty space in Hasaba, but because of a technical problem it crashed and ten of the crew died,” a military official said.