Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 28 July 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 17 September 1971
Type:Boeing KC-97G Stratofreighter
Operator:Heyl Ha'Avir (Israeli Air Force)
Registration: 4X-FPR/033
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)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Shot down by Egyptian missiles after it reportedly penetrated Egyptian air space along the Suez Canal.

Sources:
» St. Petersburg Times - Sep 18, 1971


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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.
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