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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176889
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SU24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sukhoi Su-24M2
Owner/operator:Syrian Arab Air Force
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nejran, Al-Suwaidaa -   Syria
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Seen AB
Destination airport:Seen AB
The Syrian Arab Air Force Su-24 plane was apparently shot down. Insurgents report that they could bring down the aircraft utilizing 23mm anri-aircraft guns which does not sound logic. The reason behind the crash of this heavy bomber remains unclear but it is thought that mid-air ordnance detonation caused the massive damage to the fuselage which resulted in halving the aircraft.
Apparently the pilot ejected safely from the plane while the navigator failed to eject and KIA.


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Revision history:

12-Jun-2015 07:18 gerard57 Added
12-Jun-2015 07:28 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Jun-2015 07:36 LuftwaffeAS Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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