ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55429
Last updated: 22 August 2014
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Date:22-JAN-1991
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic TOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Panavia Tornado GR1
Owner/operator:16 Sqn RAF
Registration: ZA467
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ar Rutbah -   Iraq
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tabuk AB
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Possibly NVG problems, AAA night flashes might have caused distractions - suspected that they might have impacted with ground on break maneuver. Aircraft flew into the ground during an eight ship low level ground attack mission on Ar Rutbah radar site, Iraq. Both crew were killed

Sources:
http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/tornado.htm
www.ukserials.com


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jan-2009 11:13 harro Updated
03-Jul-2009 04:45 Jakub Cikhart Updated
04-Jul-2011 00:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Apr-2013 18:28 Nepa Updated [Operator]
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