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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57338
Last updated: 7 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MG29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MiG-29 (2x)
Owner/operator:Syrian Air Force
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off Syrian coast -   Syria
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Reported shot down by two IDF/AF F-15s when the MiG-29s turned towards an IDF/AF SIGINT Boeing 707 that they were protecting during its reconnaissance mission along the Lebanese and Syrian coast. one MiG was shot down by a Python IV and the other by an AIM-9M Sidewinder. There has been no official confirmation of this action, but it is understood that both Syrian pilots, Major Arshad Midhat Mubarak and Captain Ahmad al-Khatab, ejected safely and were recovered by Syrian ships.


Scramble 307
AFM FEB 2005, p71

Revision history:

10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
26-Aug-2021 17:01 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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