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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57567
Last updated: 23 July 2020
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Date:04-DEC-1971
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
English Electric Canberra
Owner/operator:JBCU Indian AF
Registration: IF-916
C/n / msn: 71568
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sarghoda -   Pakistan
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Six Canberra where lost during Indian-Pakistan war 1971, of which five had been shot down. IF-916 was shot down by a Pakistan AF Mirage III over Sargodha flown by Flt Lt R M Advani. IAF Canberra Pilot Flt Lt L M Sasoon ejected safely

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
26-Jun-2010 09:14 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
28-Jan-2012 19:07 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
06-Jun-2015 09:27 Xindel Updated [Operator]

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