ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 148033
Last updated: 1 September 2014
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Date:29-AUG-2012
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG21 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21bis
Owner/operator:Syrian Air Force
Registration: 2271
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:nearAbu ad Duhur Air Base, Idlib Province -   Syria
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Abu ad Duhur Air Base
Destination airport:Abu ad Duhur Air Base
Narrative:
The aircraft was to crush the rebels firing points, that fired airfield, but was struck by heavy machine gun fire during take-off, when he was at low altitude. Pilot ejected and was then shot dead by militants during the descent by parachute.

Sources:
http://lenta.ru/news/2012/08/30/jet/
http://en.ria.ru/world/20120830/175518112.html
http://english.alarabiya.net/articles/2012/08/30/235117.html
http://skywar.ru/syrianrevolt.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Aug-2012 05:35 Hans Gruber Added
31-Aug-2012 01:12 flogger2 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
11-Aug-2013 15:34 krasatpi Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Other fatalities]
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