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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 77470
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:24-JAN-1991
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II
Owner/operator:VMA-311 / USMC
Registration: 163518
MSN: 132
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Southern Kuwait, near Kuwait City -   Kuwait
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USS Tarawa
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down over southern Kuwait Jan 24, 1991 by shoulder-launched SAM, during operation "Desert Storm".

Pilot - Pilot Capt. Michael C. Berryman - ejected and became POW. He was eventually released on March 6 1991

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20170721021837/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/project/YEAR_Pages/1991.htm
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries22.htm]l
Flight International 13-19 May 1992
https://www.militarytimes.com/citations-medals-awards/recipient.php?recipientid=29797
http://www.pownetwork.org/gulf/bd052.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20171014060914/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/project/GufWarPOWs.htm
http://www.angelfire.com/pa3/cadet985/ships/tarawa.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Nov--0001 00:00 ASN Archive
10-Oct-2010 14:53 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
17-Aug-2011 00:10 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Oct-2016 09:48 Anon. Updated [Date, Narrative]

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