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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165055
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Date:11-JUN-1982
Time:10:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG21 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MiG-21bis
Owner/operator:Syrian Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:over Lebanon -   Lebanon
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down during the 1982 Lebanon War by an Israeli Air Force (IAF) F-16A Block 10C [Ex USAF 78-0351] (Tail Nr 258) of the 117th "First Jet" Squadron. The Aircraft was destroyed by the F-16 M61 Vulcan 20mm Cannon claimed by Major Rani Falk.

Sources:

Scramble 417
the Sword of David. The Israeli Air Force at War (Don McCarthy) Page 106


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Mar-2014 11:18 harro Added
03-Mar-2016 18:07 Ray Scorpio Updated [Source, Narrative]

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