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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57566
Last updated: 4 December 2020
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Date:05-DEC-1971
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra B(I).58
Owner/operator:5 Sqn Indian AF
Registration: IF-960
C/n / msn: 71594
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Khushab -   Pakistan
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Six Canberras where lost during Indian-Pakistan war 1971, of which five had been shot down. Canberra B(I).58 IF-960 was shot down by AAA near Khushab. Pilot Flt Lt S C Mahajan ejected safely

Sources:

Air Forces Monthly FEB 2002, p32
http://www.warbirds.in/forum/viewtopic.php?t=4
http://www.warbirds.in/Crashes/crpage.php?qacid=41&qafdb=IAF&datesall=ON


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
26-Jun-2010 09:16 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
28-Jan-2012 19:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
14-Apr-2013 14:13 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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