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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 77550
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Type:Silhouette image of generic HAR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas AV-8B-5-MC Harrier II
Owner/operator:VMA-231 / USMC
Registration: 162081
MSN: 512030/030
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:24 NM SW of Kuwait City, -   Kuwait
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Shot down by shoulder-launched SAM over Kuwait, during Operation 'Desert Storm', Feb 9, 1991.

Came down in desert 24 NM SW of Kuwait City, Kuwait: pilot Captain RUSSELL A. C. SANBORN captured and held as a POW until his release on 6 March 1991


Revision history:

30-Nov--0001 00:00 ASN Archive
24-Aug-2011 22:19 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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