• Short Summary

    AN ISRAELI PILOT WAS BURNED TO DEATH WHEN HIS MIRAGE JET WAS SHOT DOWN NEAR DAMASCUS ON MONDAY, ACCORDING TO A SYRIAN MILITARY SPOKESMAN.

  • Description

    AN ISRAELI PILOT WAS BURNED TO DEATH WHEN HIS MIRAGE JET WAS SHOT DOWN NEAR DAMASCUS ON MONDAY, ACCORDING TO A SYRIAN MILITARY SPOKESMAN.

    AT 15.30 LOCAL TIME (13.30GMT), SAID THE SPOKESMAN, TWO FORMATIONS OF ISRAELI MIRAGE AIRCRAFT VIOLATED SYRIAN AIR SPACE IN THE SOUTHERN SECTOR OF THE FRONT AND WERE INTERCEPTED BY ANTI-AIRCRAFT DEFENCE FROM THE GROUND.

    ONE OF THE MIRAGES WAS SHOT DOWN IN THE CLASH WHICH FOLLOWED, EAST OF THE FIRING SITE IN THE SHEIKH MISKIN AREA, 43 MILES (70 KMS) SOUTH OF DAMASCUS.

    THE SPOKESMAN SAID THAT THE ISRAELI PILOT WAS FOUND BURNED TO DEATH IN HIS AIRCRAFT, AND HAD ON HIM A WIRELESS SET AND SOME EQUIPMENT, WHICH WERE LATER SHOWN ON SYRIAN TELEVISION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACZED87T5C412SFD8D5XG7UCTF
    Media URN:
    VLVACZED87T5C412SFD8D5XG7UCTF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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