Accident Cessna AC-208B Combat Caravan YI-119,
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Date:Wednesday 16 March 2016
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Cessna AC-208B Combat Caravan
Owner/operator:Al Quwwat al Jawwiya al Iraqiya (Iraqi Air Force)
Registration: YI-119
MSN: 208B1309
Year of manufacture:2008
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Hawijah -   Iraq
Phase: En route
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A Cessna AC-208B Combat Caravan operated by the Iraqi Air Force, was destroyed when it crashed near Kirkuk, Iraq. All three on board were reported dead.
ISIS claims to have downed the aircraft with 57mm AA-fire, killing all five on board. An Iraqi military official reported through international media that there were three crew members on board the aircraft. He blamed the accident on a "technical problem".



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