Accident Northrop F-5E Tiger II , Thursday 4 December 2014
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Date:Thursday 4 December 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic F5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Northrop F-5E Tiger II
Owner/operator:Kenya Air Force (KAF)
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Kismayu -   Somalia
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The plane crashed while returning from a combat mission in Jamaame, in Southern Somalia after it developed technical problems.
The pilot is reported to have ejected. A search and rescue operation has been launched for the pilot.
There are conflicting reports about the cause of the crash. The plane was either shot down or crashed due to a technical malfunction.


Revision history:

04-Dec-2014 19:05 gerard57 Added
04-Dec-2014 19:48 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Narrative]
05-Dec-2014 06:53 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
05-Dec-2014 06:54 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Narrative]
02-Apr-2018 17:30 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location]

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