IAF Squadron Commander Avaham Lanir, flying an Israeli Air Force Mirage III, scores a victory over a Syrian MiG-21 on 9 November 1972. Later, during the Yom Kippur War, his Mirage was hit by a Syrian missile ambush, forcing him to eject over enemy territory. Despite valiant efforts to rescue him, he was captured by the Syrians and died under interrogation.
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Signed by six double Aces of the Israeli Air Force.
Colonel Giora Even Epstein – the highest scoring jet-to-jet Ace in history with 17 confirmed kills.
Brigadier General Israel Baharav – 12 confirmed victories including 5 double kills, downing more MiG-21s than any other pilot.
Colonel Yehuda Koren – was officially credited with 10½ victories in the Mirage.
Lieutenant Colonel Avraham Salomon – scored 14½victories, including the last ever in an Israeli Mirage.
Colonel Oded Marom – credited with at least 10½ victories in the Mirage.
Lieutenant Colonel Shlomo Levy – scored a minimum of 10 confirmed victories.
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