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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121151
Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MG21 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MiG-21bis (type-75)
Owner/operator:Free Libya Air Force
Registration: 804
MSN: 75050804
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sidi Bou Hadi, northeast of Benghazi -   Libya
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Benina AB
Destination airport:Benina AB
Crashed shortly after taking off from Benina AB. The plane was operated by the so-called "Free Libya Air Force", after being flown from Ghurdabiya AB (near Syrte) to Benina by defecting pilot, on previous day. The plane was damaged by MANPADS.
Crash location given in various reports as a farmer's field in Sidi Bou Hadi, a rural area northeast of Benghazi. The pilot ejected.



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Revision history:

17-Mar-2011 14:08 bender4ever Added
17-Mar-2011 14:35 Anon. Updated [Location, Embed code]
17-Mar-2011 15:21 bender4ever Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code]
17-Mar-2011 15:31 Black Typhoon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code]
18-Mar-2011 04:32 bender4ever Updated [Source, Embed code]
18-Mar-2011 05:14 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]
13-Jul-2011 01:47 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
25-Mar-2013 05:46 krasatpi Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]
13-Sep-2014 07:44 El_serj Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
02-Mar-2016 20:57 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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