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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175987
Last updated: 20 December 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MG25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Owner/operator:Libya Dawn (Fajr Libya)
Registration: 124
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Al Zintan City -   Libya
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:MRA
Destination airport:
Crashed and burned in a desert area.
First sortie by the aircraft which was being pushed into service after years when it was grounded. Probably crashed due to improper flight preparation, but the opposing internationally recognized government forces claims it as shot down using Anti-Aircraft weapons while bombing Al Zintan Airport. The pilot survived the crash.
Conflicting reports say the jet crashed as a result of a technical failure or after being hit by ground fire.


Revision history:

08-May-2015 10:20 Ls Added
08-May-2015 10:21 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Narrative]
08-May-2015 10:21 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
10-May-2015 09:26 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code, Narrative]
11-May-2015 11:06 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code]

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