ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57993
 
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:09-JUL-1973
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JPRO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
BAC Strikemaster Mk 82A
Owner/operator:Sultan of Oman's Air Force (SOAF)
Registration: 413
MSN: 3251
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dhofar -   Oman
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Salalah, Oman (SLL/OOSA)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
On 9 July 1973 the SOAF suffered its first-ever combat loss, when the Strikemaster 413 was shot down by a SAM and its British pilot killed.

Sources:

http://www.acig.org/artman/publish/article_202.shtml
http://www.dstorm.eu/pages/en/oman/strikemaster.html
British Pathe
https://www.britishpathe.com/video/VLVA309OG9I1YZQ2FWEXQY2HWFAUL-OMAN-GUERRILLAS-INSPECT-WRECKAGE-OF-DOWNED-WARPLANE-FLOWN-BY/query/Crash


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
25-Nov-2011 14:35 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Apr-2013 12:37 Nepa Updated [Operator]
01-Apr-2018 15:34 TB Updated [Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
22-Dec-2018 16:48 Cobar Updated [Source]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2022 Flight Safety Foundation

701 N. Fairfax St., Ste. 250
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
www.FlightSafety.org