Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 25 July 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 10 August 1999
Type:Breguet 1150 Atlantic
Operator:Pakistan Navy Air Arm
Registration: 91
C/n / msn: 33
First flight:
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Tyne RTy.20 Mk 21
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Ran of Kutch (   Pakistan) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Karachi-Mehran NAS (OPSF), Pakistan
Destination airport:Karachi-Mehran NAS (OPSF), Pakistan
Narrative:
The Breguet Atlantic was on a surveillance mission over southeastern Pakistan when it, according to India, intruded in its airspace. The airplane was shot down by two Indian Air Force MiG-21 fighter planes near the Indian border.

Sources:
» Thomas Brügge


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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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