Asher Snir. Biography. Martial flights. Ranks. A photo.
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Asher Snir. Biography. Martial flights. Ranks. A photo.

Asher Snir. Biography. Martial flights. Ranks. A photo.

 

 

Asher Snir during Six-Day war He was a member of 119-Squadron Israeli Air Force. His debut victory Snir was able to win on the first day of fighting - shot down a Syrian MiG fighter-21.

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After that, there were still 2 victory, and on and following. Wars waged on wearing down. Particularly significant were 2 victory. The first of these was in 1970 - Asher Snir, together with the commander of a squadron Amos Amir took off to intercept MiG-17 Syrian Air Force on Dutch heights. Initially, the fight seemed unequal - 2 Israeli ace, flying at supersonic "Mirage", fought against the transonic MiG-17, which is already out of date. But it was not so easy, Snir later wrote:

 

"When you perform certain maneuvers, and being at a speed lower than the average, the MiG-17 much superior fighter" Mirage ", and if someone will allow his plane to lure these turns, then straightened with him easily."

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Syrian pilot timely notice "Mirages", was able to slip away from their first attack. MiG dived to a low level and showed Israelis masterly maneuvering. About 10-minutes and reactive "Mirages" produced coordinated cannonball at the enemy, but the Syrian pilot very successfully maneuvering, he eluded them. Then he turned over the widest valley, its depth was sufficient to let missiles "Sidewinder"Not afraid to hit the ground. The final breakthrough did not bring success, and laid his wing MiG missile strike, after which he fell.

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Another significant victory in the war Asher was a victory over the MiG, which was piloted Russian pilot. It happened in the summer of 1970 In the October war Asher Snir piloted the "Phantoms" and was able to bring his score to combat 13 downed aircraft and one damaged. Snir had later promoted to the Israeli Air Force to high positions. But he graduated his way early. Died October 5 1984 r from cancer.

 

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