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Gulf War
(Desert Storm: 17 January - 28 February 1991)


                                VICTORIES
NAME                 DESTROYED    DAMAGED   UNIT/AIRFORCE                 COMMENTS

Dawood, Zuhair           1           -      84 Sq. IrAF
Sayhood, Jameel          1           -      9 Sq. IrAF, 2nd Iraqi AD SOC  1.
Hijab, Khudair           -           2      9 Sq. IrAF, 2nd Iraqi AD SOC
Hussam                   -           1      63 Sq. IrAF
unknown                  -           1      63 Sq. IrAF

Comments:
  • Coalition sources did not admit any kill by Iraqi Air Force. According to their sources every losses of Coallition aircraft were caused by Iraqi PVO - Anti Aircraft Artillery or own accidents.
  1. Jameel Sayhood was then shot down by the two pilots of McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle (F-15C, AF85-0122/EG, 58TFS / 33TFW, pilot Craig William Underhill; F-15C, AF85-0114/EG, 58TFS / 33TFW, pilot Cesar Antonio Rodriguez). American pilots announced shot down of two MiG-29B aircrafts, but Iraqi Air Force actually lost only one aircraft MiG-29, piloted by Jameel Sayhood .

MiG-23ML
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23ML, Iraqi Air Force

MiG-25PD
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25PDS, Iraqi Air Force

MiG-29
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29, Iraqi Air Force

B-52
Boeing B-52G "In Harm's way", 4300th BW(P), United States Air Force, Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, January 1991.
Damaged by Khudair Hijab, pilot 9th Sq. IrAF, 2nd Iraqi AD SOC, on 17th January 1991.


Iraqi air-to-air victories during Gulf War 1991  PDF

 
Much information kindly provided by Diego Zampini.

Sources & Literature
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  14. Jameel Sayhood, WikipediA, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jameel_Sayhood.
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