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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 136740
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:27-AUG-1970
Time:09:48 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MIRA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault Mirage IIIS
Owner/operator:Swiss Air Force
Registration: J-2328
MSN: 17-26-126 /
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Orzens, VD -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:LSMP
Destination airport:LSMP
Narrative:
Pilot ejected from the aircraft because the engine stoped. He landed with the parachute minor injured in a field. The Mirage IIIS crashed into field and was destroyed. Cause of the engine stop during the trainingflight from Payerne - LSMP: Fuel was empty.

Sources:

http://178.83.198.61/wings/04-SAF/Basis-e.htm


Images:

Photo of J-2328 courtesy AirHistory.net


Payerne (LSMP)
2 November 1968; (c) Juhani Sipilš Collection

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jun-2011 01:50 Alpine Flight Added

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