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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205928
Last updated: 22 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed Martin F-16I Soufa
Owner/operator:201 Sqn IDF (Israeli Defence Force)
Registration: 868
MSN: YD-79
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Jezreel Valley, northern Israel -   Israel
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The F-16 was downed by Syrian anti-aircraft fire. Probably S-200 SAM missile. Both pilots ejected safely. One of them was severly injured.

25 feb 2018: The Israeli military says a “professional error” by a flight crew caused an air force jet to be struck and crash during an attack on a target in Syria. "The crew did not follow standard procedure while under enemy fire. The crew chose to complete the mission and did not adequately defend themselves.".



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Revision history:

10-Feb-2018 08:51 gerard57 Added
10-Feb-2018 08:51 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
10-Feb-2018 09:57 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]
10-Feb-2018 10:08 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
10-Feb-2018 14:58 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
11-Feb-2018 00:03 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Embed code]
25-Feb-2018 21:13 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
25-Feb-2018 21:18 Iceman 29 Updated [Source]
07-Nov-2018 14:42 rvargast17 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source]
19-Aug-2020 16:12 Jixon Updated [Operator, Operator]

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