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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172823
Last updated: 1 April 2020
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Date:04-DEC-1983
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vought A-7E Corsair II
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: AE305
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:sea near Lebanon -   Lebanon
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed, apparently shot down. The pilot ejected safely over the sea and was picked up by a helicopter.

Sources:

https://www.jta.org/1983/12/05/archive/u-s-israel-in-separate-air-strikes-over-lebanon-2-u-s-navy-planes-downed-by-syrians
http://www.acig.org/artman/publish/article_278.shtml


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jan-2015 12:13 gerard57 Added
09-Jan-2015 12:33 gerard57 Updated [Date, Registration, Location, Source, Narrative]

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