ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 56083
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Narrative:A-10A Thunderbolt II 79-0130/"MB" of 353rd TFS, 354th TFW, USAF was lost in combat on 19/2/1991. Hit by ground fire (probably SA-13) 60 miles north west of Kuwait city while attacking Republican Guard targets. Pilot -Lt. Robert James Sweet- became a POW.
Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II
|Owner/operator:||353rd TFS, 354th TFS, USAF (353rd Tactical Fighter Squadron, 354th Tactical Fighter Squadron, United States Air Force)|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||60 miles NW of Kuwait City -
|Departure airport:||RSAF Base Saudi Arabia|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
On 6/3/1991, Robert J. Sweet was released in a group of 15 American POWs. The group had apparently been held near an intelligence complex at Basra. Robert J. Sweet now lives near Parkersburg, West Virginia
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