TITLE

US F-14s down Libyan MiG-23s in dogfight over

AUTHOR(S)
Greeley Jr., B.M.
PUB. DATE
January 1989
SOURCE
Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/9/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 2, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Report on the recent downing of two Libyan MiG-23s over the Mediterranean by US Navy F-14s, who fired in self-defense after repeated attempts to avoid the MiGs. Libyan officials say the MiGs were unarmed reconnaissance vehicles, but the US says videotapes show the lead MiG was armed. Encounter chronology; Normal engagement rules.
ACCESSION #
8901165444

 

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