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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 155374
Last updated: 1 November 2019
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Date:19-APR-2013
Time:day
Type:Ilyushin
Owner/operator:Syrian Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Deir Ezzor Military Airport -   Syria
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The Free Syrian Army (FSA) claims to have targeted the Military Airport in Deir Ezzor using mortar shells and destroying a Yoshin airplane in an explosion on 19 April 2013. "Yoshin" possible means Ilyushin !
Other reports indeed claim it to be an Ilyushin military cargo plane of the Syrian Air Force that was destroyed.
A video of the attack showed an aircraft tail behind a shelter. The airplane type cannot be established based on this video. The tail and the size of the aircraft looks like a Yak 40.

Sources:

http://www.lccsyria.org/11253
https://yallasouriya.wordpress.com/tag/warplanes-destroyed/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=4tjJ6SRvO0Y


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Apr-2013 01:44 gerard57 Added
20-Apr-2013 07:44 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
20-Apr-2013 18:25 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
21-Apr-2013 05:49 gerard57 Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
21-Apr-2013 11:50 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
21-Apr-2013 15:24 TB Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
21-Apr-2013 15:29 TB Updated [Time, Source]
22-Apr-2013 16:13 TB Updated [Narrative]

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