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Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
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Date:Sunday 23 February 1986
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed EC-130E Hercules
Operator:Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force - IRIAF
Registration: registration unknown
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:at an unknown location (   Iran)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The C-130 ELINT plane was shot down by an Iraqi Air Force MiG-25PD, using an R-40 (NATO code name AA-6) missile.

Sources:
» Iraqi Air-to-Air Victories since 1967


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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