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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165032
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:10-JUN-1982
Time:18:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MiG-23
Owner/operator:Syrian Air Force
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:over Lebanon -   Lebanon
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down during the 1982 Lebanon War by an Israeli Air Force (IAF) F-16A Block 5 [Ex USAF 78-0318] (Tail Nr 118) of the 117th "First Jet" Squadron. The Aircraft was destroyed by an AIM-9L Sidewinder AAM claimed by Hagai Katz.

Sources:

Scramble 417
The Sword of David. The Israeli Air Force at War. (Dan McCarthy) Page 106


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Mar-2014 10:51 harro Added
28-Mar-2014 10:52 Anon. Updated [Time]
03-Mar-2016 18:06 Ray Scorpio Updated [Source, Narrative]

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