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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205928
Last updated: 19 December 2018
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Date:10-FEB-2018
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Martin F-16I Soufa
Owner/operator:Israeli Defence Force (IDF), 201st Sqn
Registration: 868
C/n / msn: YD-79
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Jezreel Valley, northern Israel -   Israel
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The F-16 was downed by Syrian anti-aircraft fire. Probably S-200 SAM missile. Both pilots ejected safely. One of them was severly injured.

25 feb 2018: The Israeli military says a “professional error” by a flight crew caused an air force jet to be struck and crash during an attack on a target in Syria. "The crew did not follow standard procedure while under enemy fire. The crew chose to complete the mission and did not adequately defend themselves.".

Sources:

https://www.jpost.com/Breaking-News/Report-Israeli-F-16-crashes-pilots-safe-542192
http://www.dw.com/en/israeli-warplane-crashes-amid-cross-border-escalation-with-syria/a-42527757
https://muraselon.com/2018/02/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B5%D8%A7%D8%B1%D9%88%D8%AE-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B3%D9%88%D8%B1%D9%8A-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B0%D9%8A-%D8%A3%D8%B3%D9%82%D8%B7-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%85%D9%82%D8%A7%D8%AA%D9%84%D8%A9-f-16-%D8%A7%D9%84/
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/10/israeli-fighter-jet-shot-down-by-syrian-fire-says-military

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/israel-professional-error-cited-in-air-force-crash/2018/02/25/3992aa1c-1a5a-11e8-98f5-ceecfa8741b6_story.html?noredirect=onutm_term=.fe6b8993e240
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/242400
http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/mishaps-and-accidents/year/2018/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Feb-2018 08:51 gerard57 Added
10-Feb-2018 08:51 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
10-Feb-2018 09:57 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
10-Feb-2018 10:08 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
10-Feb-2018 14:58 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
11-Feb-2018 00:03 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
25-Feb-2018 21:13 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
25-Feb-2018 21:18 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
07-Nov-2018 14:42 rvargast17 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]

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