Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 29 September 2016
Narrative:Shot down by Egyptian missiles after it reportedly penetrated Egyptian air space along the Suez Canal.
|Date:||Friday 17 September 1971|
|Type:||Boeing KC-97G Stratofreighter|
|Operator:||Heyl Ha'Avir (Israeli Air Force)|
|C/n / msn:|| 16714|
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 8 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||E of Suez Canal ( Egypt)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
» St. Petersburg Times - Sep 18, 1971
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.