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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220857
Last updated: 12 March 2021
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Date:09-SEP-1969
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas A-4H Skyhawk
Owner/operator:Israeli Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:El Hafair -   Egypt
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by Egyptian AAA attacking SAM instalations 40kms south of Suez. The pilot parachuted into the Gulf of Suez but was not retrieved.

Sources:

http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/ISRAEL-EGYPT-INVASION-BRIEFING/ec9e9cbf823cb7fced940f7c8deaf6d4
http://myplace.frontier.com/~anneled/IAFinventory.html#fighters


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Jan-2019 13:23 Cobar Added
12-Mar-2021 10:53 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]

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