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McDonnell Douglas F-15D Eagle (Baz) - Israel - Air Force
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Combat and famous veteran visited Days of NATO at Ostrava-Mosnov. "Sky Blazer" - in hebrew Markiyah Shchakim written in front of canopy served with 106th Squadron "Spearhead" dislocated at Tel Nof airbase, delivered to Israeli Air Force under programme Paece Fox II with serial 80-0133. This Baz is perhaps best known when it in 1983 returned to land safely with only one wing after mid-air collision with Skyhawk A-4N. During Operation “Peace for Galilee” credited with four victories of Syrian MiGs - on 8.6.1982 one MiG-21 and on 10.6.1982 two MiG-23 and one MiG-21. On 20.11.1985 added 1/2 MiG-23 in cooperation with other F-15C. The 957 participated in operation Wooden Leg against PLO HQ in Tunisia in October 1985.
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