THE VAUTOUR IN THE IAF SERVICE : THE SIX DAYS WAR

JUNE 6, 1967


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LIST OF KNOWN SORTIES
    H-3, 2nd. attack
  • [ Saar & Inbar, 67 ] [ H. Bodinger ] [ B.Z. Zohar ] [ G. Goren ]
  • Take off: ca. 07:30. Landed: 09:10.
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    ECM sortie.
  • [ Y. Tsiddon & M. Eini, 70 ]
  • took off ca. 07:45

    The Syrian Heights - Close support (I)
  • [ Leading: G. Magen & ? ]
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    The Syrian Heights - Close support (II)
  • [ Leading: G. Magen & M. Eini, 66 ] [ ---- ? ]
  • The leader's plane was hit, and almost ejected, but decided to continue. Magen performed an extraordinary emergency landing in Ramat David.

    The Syrian Heights - Close support (III)
  • (AFTERNOON); Attackin Syrian armoured forces, Dardara region.
  • [ Leading: G. Magen & ? ] [ G. Goren 08 ] [ Rafaeli 67, without navigator ]
  • No. 08 was hit by A-A, returned but had to eject over the lower Galilee. He was recovered, slightly injured.
  • The leader's plane was hit in the front, but managed to return and landed safely.

    The West Bank - Interdiction
  • [ Leading: G. Magen ]

    Gaza - attack of military and police installations
  • Armed with Napalm tanks.
  • [ O. Nachman & E. Raz, 33 ] [ A. Fridman ]
  • Duration: 1:15

    Jericho - Jerusalem road - attacking Jordanian armoured forces
  • A pair? [ O. Nachman, 05 ] [ ? ]
  • Duration - 0:50

    Sinai - close support, Wadi Kurya region
  • A formation of _? [ O. Nachman & E. Raz, 33 ] [ --- ? ]
  • Duration: 1:15

    Sinai - close support, Bir-Tamade & Bir-Hasane
  • Take off: 16:21
  • [ M. Saar & A. Los-Eyal, 33 ] [ H. Bodinger ] [ R. Goren 03 ] [ Z. Tavor ]
  • Armed with 2 500 kg. bombs each.
  • Returned: 17:27 (duration: 1:05 - 1:10)

    Sinai - close support
  • A formation of _? [ L. Tzur & Ben-Shua, 65 ] [ --- ? ]

    PR sorties (day)
  • West Bank [ L. Tzur & M. Eini, 31 ]
  • [ L. Tzur & E.raz, 33 ] (target unknown)
  • [ L. Tzur & S. Ben-Shua, 33 ] (target unknown)

    ECM sorties
  • Two sorties to Egypt, Suez Canal and Cairo region.
  • [ A. Tzivoni ? & _? ]
  • [ ? & ? , _ ? ]

    Golan Heights, "Beit Hameches" posts, ground attack
  • Take off: 18:56
  • [ I. Golan & ? ] [ I. Nir ] [ R. Goren 05 ] [ D. Ilan ]
  • Returned: 19:24 (duration 0:30)

    Attacking an Iraqi armoured convoy - by night



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