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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57993
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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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:
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]

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