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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 77470
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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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
Departure airport:USS Tarawa
Destination airport:
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

Flight International 13-19 May 1992

Revision history:

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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