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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137492
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Date:20-FEB-1988
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MRF1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Mirage F1AZ
Owner/operator:South African Air Force (SAAF)
Registration: 245
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:southeastern Angola -   Angola
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit by SA-13 in the pull out after a dive bomb run and crashed. Pilot killed.

Sources:

Book "Vlamgat" by Dick Lord
http://articles.latimes.com/1988-02-23/news/mn-44742_1_south-africa
https://www.nytimes.com/1988/02/23/world/pretoria-aircraft-downed-in-angola.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jul-2011 02:42 Anon. Added
18-Jun-2016 08:59 gerard57 Updated [Location, Source]

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