Libya

LIBYA

Libya-Egypt Conflict 1971-1979

NAME                    VICTORIES      UNIT        AIRFORCE   COMMENTS

unknown                     1                      LARAF      1.
unknown                     1                      LARAF
Comments
  1. Some sources present the aircraft was claimed as shot down by SA-7A.
  2. EAF : Egyptian Air Force.
  3. LARAF : Libyan Arab Republic Air Force.

Air-to-Air Victories

Date Unit Aircraft Pilot Victim e/a Pilot Country
21.7.1977   Mirage 5DE unknown Suchoj Su-7 (*)   EAF
21.7.1977   Mirage 5DE unknown MiG-21   EAF
(*) Some sources present the aircraft was claimed as shot down by SA-7A.

Mirage 5DE
Mirage 5DE, Libyan Arab Republic Air Force.

MiG-21 ? Su-7
Remains of an EAF fighter shot down by LARAF Mirages on 21 July 1977. According to contemporary Libyan sources the aircraft in question was a MiG-21; according to Egyptian sources it was a Su-7. Libyan pilots were credited by at least two air-to-air kills during the war.


Sources & Literature
  1. Cooper, Tom: Libyan and Egyptian Skirmishes, 1977-1979, http://www.acig.org/artman/publish/article_353.shtml, http://s188567700.online.de/CMS/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=221&Itemid=47.
  2. Жирохов, Михаил: Ходил Каддафи на Каир..., in АвиаМастер, № 02, 2006.

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