Accident McDonnell Douglas AV-8B-5-MC Harrier II 162081, Saturday 9 February 1991
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Date:Saturday 9 February 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas AV-8B-5-MC Harrier II
Owner/operator:VMA-231 / USMC
Registration: 162081
MSN: 512030/030
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:24 NM SW of Kuwait City, -   Kuwait
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Shot down by shoulder-launched SAM over Kuwait, during Operation 'Desert Storm', Feb 9, 1991.

Came down in desert 24 NM SW of Kuwait City, Kuwait: pilot Captain RUSSELL A. C. SANBORN captured and held as a POW until his release on 6 March 1991


Revision history:

07-Sep-2010 14:30 ASN Archive
24-Aug-2011 22:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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