Libya—Tripoli Government Forces Claim Shoot Down Of LNA MiG-23

Libya Observer | 04/15/2019

Forces loyal to the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli say they have downed a fighter jet operated by Khalifa Haftar's Libyan National Army (LNA), reports the Libya Observer.  On Sunday, militias in Tripoli said they shot down a MiG-23 in southern Tripoli.  An LNA source confirmed the loss but attributed it to a technical failure, reported the New Arab (London).  The pilot ejected and was safe, the source said, denying reports that he had been captured by forces loyal to Tripoli.  On...

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