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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55432
Last updated: 27 October 2019
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Date:17-JAN-1991
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic TOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Panavia Tornado GR1
Owner/operator:14 Squadron Royal Air Force (14 Sqn RAF)
Registration: ZD791
C/n / msn: 400/BS134/31
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ar Rumaylah Southwest Airfield -   Iraq
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Flak and/or SAM-16 AAM struck and exploded a Sidewinder missile on the aircraft during a low level ground attack mission over an Iraqi airfield. Both crew ejected but were taken prisoner and later released

Sources:

Flight International 13-19 May 1992
http://web.archive.org/web/20161217162447/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/tornado.htm
www.ukserials.com


Images:


Photo: AAIB

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jan-2009 10:44 harro Updated
03-Jul-2009 04:46 Jakub Cikhart Updated
04-Jul-2011 00:17 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Phase, Source, Narrative]
06-Apr-2013 18:31 Nepa Updated [Operator]
14-Apr-2013 18:20 harro Updated [[Operator]]
18-Oct-2018 15:05 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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