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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176145
Last updated: 17 November 2018
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Date:16-MAY-2015
Time:
Type:Mohajer-4
Owner/operator:Syrian Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Darkush, Idlib -   Syria
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
An Iranian-made Mohajer-4 UAV was shot down with two missiles by a F-16 fighter plane of the Turkish Air Force, after it violated Turkish airspace for 11 km.
The aircraft crashed within Syrian territory.
Initially, Turkey insisted it was an helicopter, but the Minister of National Defense of Turkey, Ismet Yilmaz confirmed it was a Mohajer-4 drone on 18 May.

Sources:

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/Default.aspx?PageID=238&NID=82509
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/05/16/us-mideast-crisis-syria-turkey-idUSKBN0O10II20150516?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:https://twitter.com/TheRealBTL/status/599585163358511104/photo/1]
https://www.yahoo.com/news/turkey-says-shot-down-syrian-helicopter-165317481.html
https://en.haberler.com/turkish-air-force-shoots-down-not-helicopter-but-727763/
https://en.trend.az/world/turkey/2395859.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-May-2015 14:48 gerard57 Added
16-May-2015 15:02 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
16-May-2015 17:38 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
16-May-2015 19:19 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
19-May-2015 08:15 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative, Plane category]

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