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    Silopi, Şırnak


    Satellite and aerial maps of Silopi with nearby locations

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    38.9293LTCV Sirnak, Şırnak
    72.5101ORBB Sirsenk, Duhok
    100.1326LTCL Siirt Airport, Siirt
    105.0183ORTF Tall Afar, Tall Afar
    142.2304LTCJ Batman, Batman
    157.7028LTCI Van, Van

    37° 13' 35'' N - 42° 27' 52'' E
    1.25nm S of Silopi
    Elevation: 1520 feet

    History of this Location

    During early May 1991, 3 CBAS staged through Silopi on its way to forward positions in northern Iraq to protect the Kurds, under Operation Haven.
    During spring 1991, 846 NAS based its eight Sea Kings at Silopi to support operations in northern Iraq to protect the Kurds, under Operation Haven.

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    List of units at Silopi

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    YearsRotary Wing Aircraft Unitbold : Current Model
    normal: Unit no longer at this base
    1991UK 846 NASSea King HC.4 1979/13
    1991UK 3 CBASLynx 1982/95
    SA341B Gazelle AH.1 1975/95


    18-apr-9115-jul-91Operation Haven

    List of aircraft and events at Silopi

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    1991-may-01 3 CBASAAC AH1 XZ644

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