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Last updated: 16 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MG21 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mikojan-Gurjevič MiG-21F-13
Owner/operator:Iraqi Air Force (IqAF)
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:H3 Air Base -   Iraq
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:H3 -Air Base
Destination airport:
(Shot down by an Israeli Sud Aviation Vautour.)
Pilot Lt Namik Saadallah was claimed shot by 2 Israelian aircraft but landed safe.
He damaged a Vautour A II 17 (Cpt Ben-Zion Zohar - crash-landing at Ramat-David base).
In Fact this aircraft was shot down and the Iraqi pilot ejected safely from the aircraft. It was another Mig-21FL was badly damaged and the pilot Major K.Sarah managed to land it safely.

Le Fana de l'Aviatiobn n 499 - May 2011
The June war by Brigadier Hassan Musafa (in Arabic) Part 2 The eastern front

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Revision history:

31-May-2011 05:55 ThW Updated [Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Dec-2011 03:47 Anon. Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
29-Dec-2011 11:27 Astrov Updated [Source, Narrative]
30-Aug-2018 21:29 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative, Operator]
01-Sep-2018 12:32 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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