Last year, Sheikh Zayed Bin Hamdan, the grandson of the late Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, was injured along with three others will serving the UAE in the conflict in Yemen.
After the crash, the UAE royal was moved to Germany for treatment, and finally, he's returned home.
The nation rejoiced as the hero returned back to his homeland, and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum called the solider a role model for all Emiratis.
"Sheikh Zayed Bin Hamdan is a role model for his generation. The nation is proud of him and its brave soldiers. With Sheikh Zayed and our courageous soldiers, our nation gets stronger and more immune, and the spirit of sacrifice gets entrenched in our youth and soldiers. Zayed, you are welcome to your home country," Sheikh Mohammad Tweeted.
زايد بن حمدان نموذج وقدوة— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) February 17, 2018
للجيل ... به وبأمثاله تُرفع الرؤوس .. ويفخر الوطن .. به وبأمثاله من جنود الوطن البواسل تزداد منعتنا وقوتنا .. وتترسخ روح الفداء في شبابنا وجنودنا .. حللت في وطنك محل القلب اليوم يا زايد .. pic.twitter.com/6rrFjaiCsb
It wasn't just Sheikh Mo that paid tribute: the Burj Khalifa lit up with the injured solider image, congratulating him on his safe return home.
Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces also shared his joy of having the solider home on Twitter.
"Today, we are pleased with the safe return of Shaikh Zayed. We ask Allah Almighty to preserve our soldiers who are on the front lines and bless the injured with speedy recovery and bestow his great mercy upon our martyrs," Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed wrote on his Twitter account.
"We congratulate the nation and its leaders on the safe return of the brave Shaikh Zayed Bin Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan to our beloved UAE.