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Mirage 2000D. Damage investigation over Mali

(B2) An investigation will be initiated “ to specify the origin » of the incident of a Mirage 2000D whose crew (a pilot and a weapons system navigator officer) ejected above an uninhabited area in the Hombori region, in Mali on Tuesday (20.07) , indicates the French Ministry of the Armed Forces. A research and combat group (combat search and rescue) evacuated the crew, " one of whose members was slightly injured “, towards the base of Gao. The device was participating in a " air support mission for a Desert Battle Group (GTD) in the Hombori region ". He had to undergo a damage ". The wreckage was located by the Barkhane force ».

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