Aircraft by type

Avions Marcel-Dassault
Mirage IV
LOSSES AND EJECTIONS
 

PLEASE CAN YOU ADD ANY EXTRA LOSSES OR EJECTIONS OR DETAILS ???

DRAFT LISTING

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
 12th February 1963
Marcel-Dasault
Mirage IV
prototype
 001 CEV
Brétigny
Right engine compressor explosion during flight to photograph Rine Valley Capitaine Barbe ejected used face blind - broke his leg   Martin-Baker Mk.BM.4
Commandant Jeanjean ejected used face-blind   Martin-Baker Mk.BM.4
3rd March 1971
Fr AF
Mirage IV           Martin-Baker Mk.BM.4
Capt. Wirotte ejected Lt. Inge ejected Martin-Baker Mk.BM.4
 18th June 1973
Fr AF
Mirage IV   Luxemil, France Crashed on takeoff     Martin-Baker Mk.BM.4
Lt. C. Desmiez (pilot) ejected Capt. Reynaud (navigator) ejected Martin-Baker Mk.BM.4
??? ??? 1973
Fr AF
Mirage IV     Crashed near Bellegarde      
     
??? ??? 1973
Fr AF
Mirage IV     Crashed off the coast of Corsica      
     
25th September 1973
Fr AF
Mirage           Martin-Baker
Capt. Mocaer ADJ Gonneau Martin-Baker
26th September 1973
Fr AF
Mirage           Martin-Baker
Lt. Lagoutiere Lt. J. Coppenex Martin-Baker
  DETAILS OF THE CRASHES APPRECIATED - ANY EJECTIONS - LOSS OF LIFE - NAMES - match crews and crash location
7th October 1977
Fr AF
Mirage IVA   EB91 NO EJECTIONS

DETAILS ???

     
     
30th May 1978
Fr AF
Mirage IV A   Luxeuil 3/94 bombing squadron collided in flight, near Solenzara Air Force Base, Luxeuil     Martin-Baker Mk.BM.4
Capt Villa (pilot) ejected Capt J. P. Brunet (Navigator) ejected Martin-Baker Mk.BM.4
30th May 1978
Fr AF
Mirage IV A   Luxeuil EB3/94 bombing squadron collided in flight, near Solenzara Air Force Base, Luxeuil      
Captain François Xavier de Grivel  - killed - no ejection Lt R Bouquet (navigator) ejected, badly burnt Martin-Baker Mk.BM.4
21st April 1982
Fr AF
Mirage IVA   EB2/91 NO EJECTIONS

DETAILS ???

     
     
20th August 1986
Fr AF
Mirage IVA           Martin-Baker Mk.BM.4
CDT Kerforn ejected Lt. Imbert ejected Martin-Baker Mk.BM.4
2nd December 1987
Fr AF
Mirage IVP 51/BX EB1/091       Martin-Baker Mk.BM.4
Capt. Y. Guerrere ejected S.Lt. M. Leclercq ejected Martin-Baker Mk.BM.4
20th June 1994
Fr AF
Mirage IVP 48/BU EB91 NO EJECTIONS

DETAILS ???

     
     
                 
 

 

AdA = Armee de l'Air



French Armee de l'Air (AdA)
Mirage IVA
Mirage IV
Mirage IVR ("reconnaissance variant")
Mirage IVN ("Nucleaire") later became
Mirage IVP ("Penetration")
Martin Baker Mark BM.4 ejection seats, license built by Hispano -- zero-altitude  / minimum forward speed for safe parachute deployment

THANKS TO

Jean Vincent Brisset (AF Brigadier, ret,)