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Date:07-DEC-2019
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23ML(AE)
Owner/operator:Libyan National Army (LNA)
Registration: 26144
MSN: 2960326144
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:South of Tripoli -   Libya
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Libyan National Army (LNA) was shot down by forces loyal to the Government of National Accord (GNA). The jet was hit over the Yarmouk frontline in southern Tripoli and crashed in Al-Zawiya city and the pilot Amer Jagem was detained after ejecting. A video emerged showing the aircraft diving for attack and launch of a Strela-2M missile.

Sources:

https://www.libyanexpress.com/libyas-gna-defenses-shoot-down-mig23-for-haftars-forces-in-tripoli/
https://libya.liveuamap.com/en/2019/7-december-gna-shot-down-lna-fighter-jet-mig23-in-southern
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-12/08/c_138613983.htm
https://mundo.sputniknews.com/oriente-medio/201912071089566044-tropas-del-gobierno-de-unidad-nacional-libio-derriban-mig-23-del-ejercito-de-haftar/
https://militarizm.su/voina-v-livii/livijskij-mig-23ml-n26144-sbityj-7-dekabrya-2019.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Dec-2019 10:13 north44 Added
08-Dec-2019 21:02 north44 Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
09-Dec-2019 07:37 sinfu2a Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source]

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