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Last updated: 28 July 2021
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Fecha:lunes 3 mayo 1982
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic GLF2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Gulfstream American G-1159 Gulfstream II
Operador:Algerian Government
Registración: 7T-VHB
Numéro de série: 230
Año de Construcción: 1978
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Total:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 14
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Qotur (   Irán)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Official state flight
Aeropuerto de Salida:Algiers-Houari Boumediene Airport (ALG/DAAG), Argelia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII), Irán
Descripción:
The Gulf was en route from Cyprus to Tehran at FL370 with the Algerian foreign minister on board when it was shot down by an Iraqi Air Force MiG-25PD fighter aircraft. The crew had been warned by the Air Defence Radar operator who requested the pilot to return to Ankara.

Fuentes:
» Exhumating the Dead Iraqi Air Force / Tom Cooper (ACIG.org)


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Distance from Algiers-Houari Boumediene Airport to Tehran-Mehrabad Airport as the crow flies is 4243 km (2652 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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