Incident BAC Strikemaster Mk 82 401, 18 Jul 1971
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57995
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Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
BAC Strikemaster Mk 82
Owner/operator:Sultan of Oman's Air Force (SOAF)
Registration: 401
MSN: 403
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wadi Jarsis, Dhofar -   Oman
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Sahlalah, Dhorfar, Oman
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed 18-7-1971 in Oman at Wadi Jarsis, near Salalah, Dhofar Province, during combat operations - a low level strafing run against Adoo rebels. Aircraft hit by ground fire from a rebel position (probably AK-47 rifle fire, as the rebels did not have any "heavy" AAA). Pilot, Flt Lt Barrie Williams ejected safely from under 300 feet after initial malfunction of ejector seat.


1. [Scramble 301]

Revision history:

10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
25-Nov-2011 14:12 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Other fatalities, Country, Source, Narrative]
13-Jul-2016 01:19 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Apr-2018 15:25 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source]
01-Apr-2018 15:30 TB Updated [Registration, Cn]

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