Accident SEPECAT Jaguar A A81, 24 Jan 1984
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65008
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Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Owner/operator:Armée de l'Air
Registration: A81
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Torodoum -   Chad
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:N'Djamena, Chad
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
On January 24th 1984 the rebel forces in Chad took a number of hostages, and two Jaguars, escorted by two Mirage F.1s, located a convoy near Torodoum. A second pair of Jaguars was given permission to attack the convoy. During the action one of the Jaguars was hit in its main hydraulic system. The pilot, Captain Michel Croci (39), managed to eject but was too close to the ground and was killed.


Le Monde 18 April 1984

Revision history:

06-Jul-2011 13:44 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Dec-2019 10:06 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
17-Aug-2020 18:11 TB Updated [Operator, Source]
20-Sep-2020 13:08 TB Updated [Narrative]

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