Incident Dassault Mirage 2000D 612/133-JK, 24 May 2011
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Date:24-MAY-2011
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MIR2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Dassault Mirage 2000D
Owner/operator:Armée de l'Air
Registration: 612/133-JK
MSN: 408
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 60 mi W of Farah -   Afghanistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kandahar Airport - OAKN
Destination airport:Kandahar Airport - OAKN
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
A Dassault Mirgae 2000D (of BA133 Nancy/Ochey) crashed about 100 kilometres (60 miles) west of Farah in Afghanistan while accompanying a convoy. Probably due to technical problems. Recovered by United States Marines who blew it the fuck up, not once, but twice with C-4 charges.
Both crew ejected safely and were unhurt.

Sources:

Dead link: http://www.asianage.com/international/french-fighter-jet-crashes-afghanistan-554

Dead link: https://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/World/Story/STIStory_672100.html

Dead link: https://france3-regions.francetvinfo.fr/grand-est/info/afghanistan---crash-d-un-mirage-lorrain-68007703.htmlutm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter



http://www.estrepublicain.fr/actualite/2011/05/24/afghanistan-crash-accidentel-d-un-mirage-2000-de-nancy
https://www.lindependant.fr/2015/11/13/tombe-chez-les-talibans-puis-recupere-l-incroyable-recit-du-crash-d-un-mirage-2000-par-son-pilote,2113227.php
https://translate.google.fr/translate?sl=fr&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=fr&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.lindependant.fr%2F2015%2F11%2F13%2Ftombe-chez-les-talibans-puis-recupere-l-incroyable-recit-du-crash-d-un-mirage-2000-par-son-pilote%2C2113227.php&edit-text=&authuser=0

BEAD report : A-2011-008-A, not public.


Images:


Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan May 2011. Mirage resting on the flatbed of a USMC MK-48

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-May-2011 07:41 RobertMB Added
24-May-2011 07:45 RobertMB Updated [Date, Operator]
31-May-2011 04:23 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
18-Oct-2016 18:38 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
16-May-2019 06:01 Anon. Updated [Narrative, Photo]
28-Sep-2020 15:34 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Source]

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