ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56225
Last updated: 23 April 2014
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Narrative:8th April 2003: During a combat operation (close air support to ground troops) as part of Operation "Iraqi Freedom", USAF A-10A Thunderbolt II 78-0691/ID of 190th FS, 124th FW, Idaho Air National Guard, USAF, was shot down by Iraqi surface-to-air fire (possibly a Roland SAM) south west of Baghdad, and crashed near Baghdad International Airport. (at approximate Coordinates: 33°15′45″N, 044°14′04″E). Pilot ejected safely, and was recovered by friendly forces.
Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II
|Owner/operator:||190th FS, 124th FW, Idaho ANG, USAF|
|C/n / msn:|| A10-0311|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Baghdad International Airport, Baghdad -
||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]|
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