ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155581
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Narrative:A Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was shot down by the Israeli Air Force.
|Date:||Thursday 25 April 2013|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||5nm off Haifa -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
UAV was shot down by F-16C Block 40 (Tail Nr 340) from 117 "First Jet" Squadron with an AAM.
In a statment the IDF reported: "An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) attempted to violate Israeli airspace from the north at approximately 2 p.m. this afternoon (Thursday, April 22). The UAV was tracked by IDF ground and aerial surveillance for the duration of its flight path as it attempted to approach Israel's coast. Israel Air Force aircraft intercepted the UAV and successfully downed the target five nautical miles off the coast of the northern Israeli city of Haifa"
https://www.idf.il/1283-18842-EN/Dover.aspx https://www.newsru.com/world/25apr2013/bpla.html https://lenta.ru/news/2013/04/25/drone/
The Sword of David. The Israeli Air Force at war (Don McCarthy) Page 111
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