Desert storm Iraqi AF Losses ( claimed vs actual )

Cold war, Korea, Vietnam, and Desert Storm - up to and including for example the A-10, F-15, Mirage 200, MiG-29, and F-18.
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Unread post07 Aug 2015, 16:00

Starting by Jan 17 1991
Claimed By Coalition aircrafts
1 MiG-29 downed by F-15C pilot Kilk squadron/wing ( 58/33 ) weapon AIM-7
1 Mirage F.1 downed by F-15C Pilot Tate squadron /wing ( 71/1 ) weapon AIM-7
1 Mirage F.1 downed by F-15C Pilot Graeter squadron/wing ( 58/33 ) weapon AIM-7
1 Mirage F.1 Downed by F-15C pilot Graeter weapon Maneuvre
1 Mirage F.1 downed by EF-111 pilot Denton/Brandon squadron/wing ( 390/366 ) weapon Maneuvre
1 MiG-29 downed by F-15C pilot Draeger squadron/wing ( 58/33 ) weapon AIM-7
1 MiG-29 downed by F-15C pilot Magil squadron/wing ( 58/33 ) weapon AIM-7
1 MiG-21 downed by F/A-18 pilot Fox squadron VFA-81 weapon AIM-9
1 MiG-21 downed by F/A-18 pilot Mongillo squadron VFA-81 weapon AIM-7
Also the USAF claimed that during engagement between a formation of F-15Es and Iraqi AF 1 MiG-29 shut downed an Iraqi MiG-23 fratricide kill and the same MiG-29 crashed due to spatial disorientation.
Note : The second greater kill might be the same one crashed by the EF-111 as some people think.

Iraqi AF admitted losses :
1 MiG-29 pilot Tariq Saed squadron 39 by US F-15 Pilot KIA
1 MiG-29 Pilot Emad Mohammed Saed squadron 39 by US F-15 pilot KIA
1 Mirage F.1 Pilot Sabah Mutlag Squadron 89 pilot Ejected
1 MiG-23 Pilot Hassan squadron 73 pilot KIA Unknown enemy aircraft
1 MiG-21 pilots Laith Squadron 47 Pilot killed US F/A-18
1 MiG-21 Pilot Abbas Khudair squadron 47 Pilot KIA US F/A-18
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Unread post07 Aug 2015, 23:19

Conduct of military operations during the Gulf War II

January 17-1991
Baghdad Local time started from 0200 till 2300

Immediate take-off.
Capt. Zuhair Dawood
Qadisiyah Airbase
Squadron 96th
MIG-25PD
Target: group of F/A-18s

Immediate take-off.
Major. Tariq Saeed formation leader
Capt. Emad Mohammed No2
Talha Airfield
Squadron 39th
MIG-29s
Target: combat formation of F-111s
while they just climb 2Km being shot down by U.S F-15's and both pilots KIA.

Immediate take-off.
Capt. Alaa formation leader
Capt. (Withheld for privacy) No2
Habbaniyah Airbase
Squadron 97th
MIG-25PDS
Target: combat formation of F-111s was heading to Tikrit base.

Immediate take-off.
Major Sabah Mutlaq
Abu Ubaidah Airbase
Squadron 89th
Mirage F1EQ4
Target: group of F-15s
Shot down by U.S F-15, Eject safely.

Immediate take-off.
Capt. Khadr Ahjab formation leader
Capt. Haitham Mizher No2
Tammuz Airbase
Squadron 6th
MIG-29s
Target: combat formation of F-111s & B-52

Immediatetake-off.
First lieutenant. Nafie Najim Al-Jubouri
H2 Airbase
Squadron 79th
Mirage F-1
Target: group of F-111s

Immediate take-off.
Capt. Hossam Sami
Balad Air Base
Squadron 63th
MIG-23ML
Target: combat formation of F-111s

Immediate take-off.
Capt. (Withheld for privacy)
Balad Airbase
Squadron 63th
MIG-23ML
Target: combat formation of F-111s

Immediate take-off.
Capt. Sami al-Obeidi
Saddam Airbase
Squadron 79th
Mirage F-1
Target: group of F-15s

Immediate take-off.
Capt. Hassan
Saad Airbase
Squadron 73th
MIG-23ML
While he just turned right with less than 2Km was shot down and KIA by unknown

Immediate take-off.
Capt.Ismail formation leader
Capt. Helal No2
Tammuz Airbase
But took off from airfield No 37
Squadron 6th
MIG-29s
Target: group of F-15s
clash with F-15s resulted damage to Capt. Ismail MIG-29 emergency landed, Capt. Helal also fired back on F-15s result unknown

Mid afternoon around 1500

First lieutenant Abbas Khudair
First lieutenant Laith
Almrsnh airfield 22Km Northwest H3
Squadron 47th
F-7Bs
Was shot down by U.S F-18s, both pilots KIA.

I made mistake in comment based on my knowledge that Capt Hani Idris Mirage F-1 shot down on the first night with Major Sabah Mutlaq but later i got to know that he was shot down January 19-1991, so i apologies for this error gentlemen
http://www.f-16.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=8293&start=30


Major Sabah Mutlaq Mirage F1EQ4 after being shot down
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Unread post07 Aug 2015, 23:32

Any activity on the second day Jan 18 ??
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Unread post07 Aug 2015, 23:47

Also Saad airbase same H2 ?? And Tamuz airbase same as Habaniya ??
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Unread post08 Aug 2015, 10:51

Immediatetake-off.
First lieutenant. Nafie Najim Al-Jubouri
H2 Airbase
Squadron 79th
Mirage F-1
Target: group of F-111s

I read before that he was No.2 but the formation leader had a problem with the aircraft that prevent it from taking off but Lt. Nafie Najim asked the formation leader to proceed with his No.2 aircraft
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Unread post08 Aug 2015, 18:33

oldiaf wrote:Immediatetake-off.
First lieutenant. Nafie Najim Al-Jubouri
H2 Airbase
Squadron 79th
Mirage F-1
Target: group of F-111s

I read before that he was No.2 but the formation leader had a problem with the aircraft that prevent it from taking off but Lt. Nafie Najim asked the formation leader to proceed with his No.2 aircraft

Give me time I'm preparing another activities belong to other air bases for the same date, i will try to answer all your questions on other threads.
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Unread post08 Aug 2015, 18:52

old.iraqi.air.force wrote:
oldiaf wrote:Immediatetake-off.
First lieutenant. Nafie Najim Al-Jubouri
H2 Airbase
Squadron 79th
Mirage F-1
Target: group of F-111s

I read before that he was No.2 but the formation leader had a problem with the aircraft that prevent it from taking off but Lt. Nafie Najim asked the formation leader to proceed with his No.2 aircraft

Give me time I'm preparing another activities belong to other air bases for the same date, i will try to answer all your questions on other threads.

Thanks. waiting for the Informations
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Unread post09 Aug 2015, 13:19

IrAF losses Jan 19 1991 claimed by USAF
1 Mirage F.1 by USAF F-15 Pilot Prather squadron/wing 525/36 weapon AIM-7
1 Mirage F.1 by USAF F-15 Pilot Sveden squadron/wing 525/36 weapon AIM-7
1 MiG-25 by USAF F-15 Pilot Tollini squadron/wing 58/33 weapon AIM-7
1 MiG-25 by USAF F-15 Pilot Pitts squadron/wing 58/33 weapon AIM-7
1 MiG-29 by USAF F-15 Pilot Underhill squadron/wing 58/33 weapon AIM-7
1 MiG-29 by USAF F-15 Pilot Rodriguez squadron/wing 58/33 weapon Maneuvre

Losses admitted by IrAF
1 Mirage F.1 while taking off Pilot Ziad Sobhi Mosa KIA Squadron 89 by US F-15
1 Mirage F.1 while taking off Pilot Hani Edriss KIA squadron 89 by US F-15
1 MiG-25R Pilot ?? Fate ?? Squadron ?? by US F-15
1 MiG-25R Pilot ?? Fate ?? Squadron ?? by US F-15
1 MiG-29 Pilot Jameel Sayhood ( Ejected ) squadron 39 by US F-15
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Unread post10 Aug 2015, 00:17

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Conduct of military operations during the Gulf War II

January 17-1991
Baghdad Local time started from 0200 till 2300


Immediate take-off.
Capt. Ahmed Hussein Hamdan
Tammuz Airbase
Squadron 6th
MIG-29
Target: combat formation F-15s


Immediate take-off.
Capt. Awad Tawfiq
First Lieutenant. Jamal al-Khafaji
Abu Ubaidah Airbase
Squadron 81th
Mirage F-1s
Target: unknown combat formation


Aborted take-off.
Capt. (Withheld for privacy).
Jalibah Airfield
Squadron 6th
MIG-29
Take-off Aborted Airfield under attack.


Immediate take-off.
Capt. Najim Abdullah Al-Jubouri
H2 Airbase
Squadron 79th
Mirage F-1s
Target: group of F-111s

Immediate take-off.
Capt. Kefah Safa
Saddam Airbase
Squadron 79th
Mirage F-1s
Target: group of F-15s

Aborted take-off.
Capt. Wajdi
Tammuz Airbase
Squadron 79th
Take-off Aborted Airbase under attack

There are missing events belong to January 17-1991 regarding to southern air bases such Shuaiba and Nasiriyah AB due to absence involved people and loss of many documents
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Unread post10 Aug 2015, 00:52

old.iraqi.air.force wrote:Extension
Conduct of military operations during the Gulf War II

January 17-1991
Baghdad Local time started from 0200 till 2300


Immediate take-off.
Capt. Ahmed Hussein Hamdan
Tammuz Airbase
Squadron 6th
MIG-29
Target: combat formation F-15s


Immediate take-off.
Capt. Awad Tawfiq
First Lieutenant. Jamal al-Khafaji
Abu Ubaidah Airbase
Squadron 81th
Mirage F-1s
Target: unknown combat formation


Aborted take-off.
Capt. (Withheld for privacy).
Jalibah Airfield
Squadron 6th
MIG-29
Take-off Aborted Airfield under attack.


Immediate take-off.
Capt. Najim Abdullah Al-Jubouri
H2 Airbase
Squadron 79th
Mirage F-1s
Target: group of F-111s

Immediate take-off.
Capt. Kefah Safa
Saddam Airbase
Squadron 79th
Mirage F-1s
Target: group of F-15s

Aborted take-off.
Capt. Wajdi
Tammuz Airbase
Squadron 79th
Take-off Aborted Airbase under attack

There are missing events belong to January 17-1991 regarding to southern air bases such Shuaiba and Nasiriyah AB due to absence involved people and loss of many documents

Very interesting informations .. But what about activities on the second and third days Jan 18 and 19 1991 ?
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Unread post10 Aug 2015, 01:02

I have counted so far 22 sorties plus 2 aborted . The US claimed the IrAF flown 24 sorties on the first 24 hours
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Unread post10 Aug 2015, 01:31

Aborted take-off.
Capt. (Withheld for privacy).
Jalibah Airfield
Squadron 6th
MIG-29
Take-off Aborted Airfield under attack.

Jalibah Airfield was it in southern Iraq ?!!
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Unread post10 Aug 2015, 02:57

Conduct of military operations during the Gulf War II

January 18-1991

On this date Iraqi air force activities was limited to repair the runways and evacuate the aircrafts to alternative bunkers.
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January 19-1991

Capt. Saad Nehme formation leader
F.lieutenant. Hussein Abdul Sattar
They belong to Habbaniyah Airbase
But took-off from H3 Airbase
Squadron 97th
MIG-25s
Target: In mission drag the F-15s to the SAM area.
Both MIG-25s shot down by U.S F-15, Capt. Saad Nehme eject but injured, F.lieutenant. Hussein Abdul Sattar KIA


Immediate take-off.
Capt. Koutaiba Said formation leader
Capt. Qasim Khalaf.
H3 Airbase
Squadron 39th
MIG-29s
Target: group of F-15s with AWACS


Immediate take-off.
Capt. Jameel Sayhood
Capt. Alaa Abdul-Jabbar
H3 Airbase
Squadron 39th
MIG-29s
Target: combat formation Panavia Tornado GR1s
Capt. Jameel Sayhood obtained an aerial victory befor being shot down by US F-15s, eject but injured


Immediate take-off.
Capt. Hani Idriss formation leader
Capt. Ziad Albeso
Squadron 89th
Saddam Airbase
Target: group of F-15s
While they took-off minute alter being shot down by F-15s ambush them near Makmura Mountain.
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Unread post10 Aug 2015, 21:55

Any activities on the fourth day Jan 20 ? Or the fellowing days before the attempted raid on Saudi territory Jan 24 ?
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Unread post10 Aug 2015, 22:08

Immediate take-off.
Capt. Hani Idriss formation leader
Capt. Ziad Albeso
Squadron 89th
Saddam Airbase
Mirage F1BQs
Target: group of F-15s
While they took-off minute alter being shot down by F-15s ambush them near Makmura Mountain.

Missed to write the type of the aircraft
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