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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193972
Last updated: 3 May 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MG21 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21bis
Owner/operator:Syrian Arab Air Force
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hatay -   Turkey
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Latakia AFB (Syria)
Destination airport:Latakia AFB
A Syrian MiG fighter plane apparently crashed within Turkish territory. The pilot ejected and was later found by a rescue party.
There are conflicting statements on the type of aircraft involved. Syrian rebels claimed it was a MiG-21 and that they shot it down. Turkish sources reported initially a MiG-23 was involved.


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Revision history:

04-Mar-2017 18:50 gerard57 Added
05-Mar-2017 09:40 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
05-Mar-2017 11:05 krasatpi Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Embed code]
05-Mar-2017 19:20 Chieftain Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code]
07-Mar-2017 07:55 krasatpi Updated [Aircraft type]

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