Aviation Photo #2160383 Ilyushin Il-76MD Adnan 1 - Iran - Air Force

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In memory of eight lost flight crew of Simorgh AEW. This airplane was one of two manufactured Il-76MD Adnan II (Baghdad II) which were normal Cargo birds and then was converted into AEW birds. This sample was the only one survived from Persian Gulf I war. It was took refugee in Iran in January of 1991 , just some days after start of operation "Desert Storm". Her sister was lost under coalition forces attacks in Iraq.
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    Taha Ashoori-Iranian Spotters
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    Ilyushin Il-76MD Adnan 1
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    Ilyushin Il-76/78/82
    Tehran - Mehrabad International
    May 6, 2008
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Photo Added: September 14, 2012

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8 years ago
Bravo Taha .....my vote for today (Danial Haghgoo)
8 years ago
Well done Taha jan
Keep up the great work

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