ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146425
Last updated: 20 October 2014
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Date:22-JUN-2012
Time:11:58 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas RF-4E Phantom II
Owner/operator:Türk Hava Kuvvetleri (Turkish Air Force) 173 Filo
Registration: 77-0314
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Ras al-Baseet -   Syria
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Malatya-Ehrac Air Base (MLX/LTAT)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
This aircraft was shot down by the Syrian air defense and fell into a sea area located 10 km from Ras al-Baseet.
Search teams have located the wreckage of a Turkish fighter jet shot down by Syria on Friday 22 June 2012 in Syrian waters at a depth of 1,300 meters. The bodies of the pilots were recovered on July 5.

Sources:
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/connection-lost-with-military-plane-turkish-armed-forces-.aspx?pageID=238&nid=23802&NewsCatID=341
BBC News
source - me
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/06/24/us-syria-crisis-jet-wreckage-idUSBRE85N05O20120624
http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/story/2012-07-05/turkey-syria-pilot-bodies-recovered/56030018/1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jun-2012 07:40 gerard57 Added
22-Jun-2012 08:28 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
22-Jun-2012 09:05 claudiog Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Source]
22-Jun-2012 11:00 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Narrative]
22-Jun-2012 12:16 OTUZ3 Updated [Source, Narrative]
22-Jun-2012 18:57 Black Typhoon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Damage, Narrative]
23-Jun-2012 13:03 FENCER Updated [[Time, Aircraft type, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Damage, Narrative]]
23-Jun-2012 13:03 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
24-Jun-2012 05:22 gerard57 Updated [Source, Narrative]
26-Jun-2012 01:04 TB Updated [Operator]
26-Jun-2012 01:05 TB Updated [Narrative]
02-Jul-2012 00:55 Martijn de Wit Updated [Registration]
11-Jul-2012 01:49 Piwi Updated [Source]
11-Jul-2012 01:51 harro Updated [Narrative]
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