Accident MiG-23 , Thursday 10 June 1982
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Date:Thursday 10 June 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Owner/operator:Syrian Air Force
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:over Lebanon -   Lebanon
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Shot down during the 1982 Lebanon War by an Israeli Air Force (IAF) F-16A Block 5 [Ex USAF 78-0320] (Tail Nr 124) of the 117th "First Jet" Squadron. The Aircraft was destroyed by an AIM-9L Sidewinder AAM claimed by Shlomo Zaytman.


Scramble 417
The Sword of Israel. The Israeli Air Force at War (Don McCarthy) Page 106

Revision history:

28-Mar-2014 10:52 harro Added
03-Mar-2016 18:06 Ray Scorpio Updated [Source, Narrative]

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