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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233494
Last updated: 16 May 2020
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Date:03-MAR-2020
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic L39 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aero L-39 Albatros
Owner/operator:Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Jabal Al-Zawiyah, Idlib -   Syria
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The Syrian military jet was shot down by a Turkish Air Force F-16. One pilot was killed, the other was recovered by the Syrian Army.

Sources:

https://thedefensepost.com/2020/03/03/turkey-shoots-syrian-l-39-warplane-idlib/
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/syrian-pilot-killed-as-turkey-downs-warplane-monitor-12496156


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Mar-2020 12:26 gerard57 Added
03-Mar-2020 13:53 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
03-Mar-2020 14:07 gerard57 Updated [Location]
03-Mar-2020 15:29 Iwosh Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Operator]
16-May-2020 08:10 Anon. Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]

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