Date & Time: Sep 17, 1971
Type of aircraft:
Boeing KC-97 Stratotanker
Survey / Patrol / Reconnaissance
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While conducting a survey flight, the airplane was shot down by an Egyptian missile after it penetrated the Egyptian airspace. It crashed in a desert area located near Suez. A crew member survived while seven others were killed.
Shot down by a surface-to-air missile.