Accident Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II 79-0130, Saturday 16 February 1991
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Date:Saturday 16 February 1991
Time:13:35 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II
Owner/operator:353rd TFS, 354th TFS, USAF
Registration: 79-0130
MSN: A10-0394
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:60 miles NW of Kuwait City -   Kuwait
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RSAF Base Saudi Arabia
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A-10A Thunderbolt II 79-0130/"MB" of 353rd TFS, 354th TFW, USAF was lost in combat on 19/2/1991. Hit by ground fire (probably SA-13) 60 miles north west of Kuwait city while attacking Republican Guard targets. Pilot -Lt. Robert James Sweet- became a POW.

On 6/3/1991, Robert J. Sweet was released in a group of 15 American POWs. The group had apparently been held near an intelligence complex at Basra. Robert J. Sweet now lives near Parkersburg, West Virginia


Scramble 256

Revision history:

23-Aug-2013 21:31 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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