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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 65020
 
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Date:14-OCT-1978
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic JAGR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
SEPECAT Jaguar A
Owner/operator:Armée de l'Air
Registration: A106
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:4 km from N'Djamena -   Chad
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:N'Djamena, Chad
Destination airport:
Narrative:
In April 1978, under Operation Tacaud, eight of the EC 3/11 Jaguars based at Dakar were detached to N'Djamena in Chad to support the ailing Chadian government. A further twelve Jaguars from EC 2/11 arrived in late April 1978: one was shot down by an SA-7 "Grail" on May 31st, another was lost in a reconnaissance flight on August 8th, a third in a collision on August 23rd and a fourth on October 14th. Pilot Cap Serge Linemann.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20160304072712/http://www.targetlock.org.uk/jaguar/service_france.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20171028222715/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/Jaguar/Jaguar.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20120429202525/http://www.targetlock.org.uk/jaguar/production_france.html
Le Monde 17 October 1978


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jul-2011 06:54 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Jul-2011 02:41 Anon. Updated [Registration, Operator, Departure airport, Source]
01-Aug-2014 19:36 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Phase, Narrative]
19-Jan-2020 10:39 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]
17-Aug-2020 17:46 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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