ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209679
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Narrative:The Chadian army launched a surprise attack on the Libyan Maatan as-Sarra Air Base during the Chadian-Libyan conflict (1978-1987).
Aero Vodochody L-39 Albatros
|Owner/operator:||Libyan Air Force|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Maatan as-Sarra Air Base -
|Departure airport:||Maatan as-Sarra AB|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
They reportedly destroyed 22 aircraft, including four Aero L-39s; six MiG-21s, four Mirage F1s, five Su-22 Fitters, two SF.260s and a Mi-25 helicopter gunship.
The Aviation Historian, Issue 20
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