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Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Date:Thursday 16 August 2012
Type:Silhouette image of generic SB20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Saab 2000 AEW&C
Operator:Pakistan Air Force
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kamra-Minhas PAF Base (   Pakistan)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Several Pakistani militants wearing military uniforms and suicide belts stormed Minhas Air Base at Kamra, Pakistan, just before dawn. A fire fight with security forces ensued in which eight militants and one soldier were killed.
The militants managed to destroy a Saab 2000 AEW&C plane.

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Sources:
» Gunmen storm military air base in Pakistan (BBC, 16-8-2012)
» AWACS plane destroyed in Kamra attack, NA body told (The News International, 7-2-2013)


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