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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172485
Last updated: 28 August 2021
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Date:24-DEC-2014
Time:
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
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Al-Azraq AB
Destination airport:
Narrative:
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.

Sources:

1. http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2014/12/24/ISIS-shoots-down-warplane-over-northern-Syria.html
2. http://gulfnews.com/news/region/syria/isil-militants-down-syrian-fighter-jet-in-raqqa-1.1385709
3. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-30596474
4. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/dec/24/islamic-state-shot-down-coalition-warplane-syria
5. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2886034/ISIS-shoot-warplane-Syria-claim-monitoring-group.html
6. http://www.f-16.net/aircraft-database/F-16/airframe-profile/1124/

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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