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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 164871
Last updated: 14 November 2019
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Date:23-MAR-2014
Time:13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MiG-23
Owner/operator:Syrian Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near the Kasab crossing on the border with Syria -   Syria
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Syrian warplane was shot down by Turkish Air Force anti aircraft fire (F-16) within Turkish airspace on Sunday 23 March 2014. The warplane crashed inside Syrian territory near near the Kasab crossing on the border with Turkey.
The pilot ejected safely.
The crash was confirmed by Turkish and Syrian officials.
There were two Syrian MiG-23's and were warned 4 times about entering turkish air space. One re-routed but one didn't.

Sources:

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/heavy-clashes-syria-turkish-border-23023925
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-26706417
http://johngaltfla.com/wordpress/2014/03/23/03-23-breaking-news-turkey-shoots-down-syrian-warplane/
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/syrian-rebels-shoot-down-regime-plane-at-syria-turkey-border-crossing.aspx?pageID=238&nID=63965&NewsCatID=352
https://www.yahoo.com/news/syrian-jet-shot-down-near-turkish-border-media-123858361.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Mar-2014 13:29 gerard57 Added
23-Mar-2014 13:49 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
23-Mar-2014 18:50 gerard57 Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
23-Mar-2014 21:20 solent28 Updated [Phase, Narrative]

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