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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172824
Last updated: 7 July 2020
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Date:04-DEC-1983
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vought A-7E Corsair II
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: Bu.157468
C/n / msn: E-191
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sea over Beirut -   Lebanon
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by Syrian SAM missiles. The plane crashed into the sea, the pilot jected safely and was picked up by a Lebanese fisherman.

Sources:

http://www.acig.org/artman/publish/article_278.shtml
US CRASHES 1950-2002 published by SCRAMBLE.NL


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jan-2015 12:32 gerard57 Added
07-Jul-2020 15:46 globie54321 Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]

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