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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 76370
Last updated: 8 August 2019
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Date:17-AUG-2010
Time:10:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
Owner/operator:Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Persian Gulf, near Shif Island, 40 km N of Bushehr (OIBB) -   Iran
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Borzjan
Destination airport:
Narrative:
An Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II combat aircraft has crashed into the Persian Gulf off the southern Iranian province of Bushehr, Iranian state media announced on 17 August.

According to Press TV, which quoted a Bushehr provincial official, the aircraft came down near Shif island on 16 August after suffering "technical faults".

The two crew members ejected safely and were recovered shortly after, the report said.

Sources:

https://www.yahoo.com/news/s/afp/20100817/wl_mideast_afp/iranaviationmilitarycrash
https://defence.pk/pdf/threads/iranian-f-4-crashes-into-persian-gulf.69832/
http://www.presstv.com/detail/139047.html
http://www.tabnak.ir/en/news/398


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Aug-2010 05:59 TB Added
17-Aug-2010 10:40 TB Updated [Date, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Aug-2010 14:57 FLYINGBROTHER1 Updated [Aircraft type]
25-Aug-2011 03:57 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Location]
17-Nov-2011 19:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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