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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22514
 
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Date:09-AUG-2008
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic SU25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sukhoi Su-25
Owner/operator:Russian Air Force
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: -   Georgia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Twice hit by SAMs (second time could be friendly fire). One of two Su-25s lost on Aug.9. Pilot was Col. Sergei Kobylash, Regiment Commander; ejected safely and later awarded the title Hero of the Russian Federation. It seems that South Ossetian officials mistakenly claimed this aircraft as Georgian.

Sources:

www.rian.ru
https://sites.google.com/site/afivedaywar/Home/ruairlosses


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Aug-2008 02:22 Bleiente Added
30-May-2009 01:40 Joe D Updated

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