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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172485
Last updated: 28 August 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
General Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon
Owner/operator:Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF)
Registration: 681
MSN: 61-464
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Raqqa -   Syria
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Al-Azraq AB
Destination airport:
The plane, belonging to the coalition forces, crashed either due to a technical malfunction or was shot down by ISIS on Wednesday morning 24 December 2014. The pilot survived the crash. The plane crashed into a house.

An ISIS branch published photographs purporting to show its fighters holding a captured pilot, with a caption identifying him as Jordanian. The Jordanian military has confirmed that the airplane was indeed operated by the Royal Jordanian Air Force and that the pilot was captured.




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Revision history:

24-Dec-2014 10:09 gerard57 Added
24-Dec-2014 10:11 harro Updated [Operator, Narrative]
24-Dec-2014 10:26 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
24-Dec-2014 15:01 Anon. Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
24-Dec-2014 16:47 Aerossurance Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Source]
24-Dec-2014 16:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
24-Dec-2014 20:32 Anon. Updated [Date, Narrative]
26-Dec-2014 07:36 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn]
07-Nov-2015 15:26 El_serj Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
02-Dec-2015 20:35 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport]
25-Feb-2021 21:10 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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