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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75261
Last updated: 14 November 2019
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Date:09-NOV-1973
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas RF-4E Phantom
Owner/operator:Israeli Air Force (IAF/DF)
Registration: 194
C/n / msn: 4041
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:over Egypt -   Egypt
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down in a multible Egyptian SA-2 attack at 15,200 meters altitude. Only the pilot survived the high-altitude supersonic ejection at 14,592 meters.
Capt Gideon Shefer (ejected)
Capt Ofer Tsidon (killed)

Sources:

Air Forces Monthly JAN 2002, S. 29


Revision history:

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