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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172719
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:03-JAN-1982
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG21 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mikojan-Gurevič MiG-21
Owner/operator:Iraqi Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Somewhere in Iraq -   Iraq
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
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Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed because of fuel starvation after trying to intercept two IDF RF-4E (S) Phantom (Tail Nr 498 and 499) of 119 Squadron on a highly classified reconnaissance flight.
RF-4E(S) [Tail Nr 498] flown by G. Sheffer / Y Naveh was credited with the victory.

Sources:

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/133011#.VKrrWZt0xZQ
The Sword of David. The Israeli Air Force at war. (Don McCarthy) Page 63-64


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2015 20:02 gerard57 Added
09-Mar-2016 13:43 Ray Scorpio Updated [Source, Narrative]
01-Sep-2018 12:39 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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