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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137477
Last updated: 1 January 2020
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Date:31-MAY-1978
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
SEPECAT Jaguar A
Owner/operator:EC 3/11 L'Armée de L'Air
Registration: A52
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Westsahara -   Chad
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:N'Djamena, Chad
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by a SA-7 fired by the Sahrouis rebels

In April 1978, under Operation Tacaud, eight of the EC 3/11 Jaguars still based at Dakar were detached to N'Djamena in Chad to support the ailing Chadian government. A further twelve Jaguars from EC 2/11 arrived in late April 1978, but were unable to stem the tide: one was shot down by an SA-7 "Grail" on May 31st,

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20120429202525/http://www.targetlock.org.uk/jaguar/production_france.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20171028222715/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Jaguar/Jaguar.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Jul-2011 08:38 Anon. Added
24-Jul-2011 13:11 Dr.John Smith Updated [Date, Registration, Operator, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Jan-2020 18:01 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]

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