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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149490
Last updated: 1 November 2019
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Date:06-OCT-2012
Time:10:00 LT
Type:Shahed 129
Owner/operator:Hezbollah
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yatir Forest, Negev -   Israel
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Israel Air Force shot down an unknown and unarmed drone, after it entered the Israel airspace.
Nobody was injured.
Shot down by IASF F-16I Block 30 (Tail Nr 844) from 201 Squadron based at Ramon AB. The Drone was destroyed with an Python 5 AAM.

Sources:

https://edition.cnn.com/2012/10/06/world/meast/israel-drone-downed/index.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20121116165013/http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/10/06/242196.html
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/10/06/us-israel-aircraft-idUSBRE89508720121006
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/security-shambles-as-hezbollah-drone-spies-on-israeli-army-n6kxp77dnz7
The Sword of David. The Israeli Air Force at War (Don McCarthy) Page 111


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Oct-2012 12:05 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
07-Oct-2012 11:28 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
14-Oct-2012 04:29 krasatpi Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
03-Mar-2016 18:07 Ray Scorpio Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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