This aircraft shot down 13 enemy aircraft while serving
in the IAF. The legendary list includes: eight Syrian and Egyptian MiG-21s;
an Egyptian MiG-17, MiG-19, Sukhoi 7, and Il-14; and an Egyptian cadet
missile. Two of the Egyptian MiG-21s were shot down on the same day: 10
In 1982 the IAF phased out the Mirage and sold most to the Argentine air
force. When this aircraft (No.159) was grounded, Argentina sold it back
to Israel for the symbolic price of one dollar, in recognition of its
place in history.