Reported Military Losses During The Invasion of Cyprus (1974) - Attila 1 Offensive (20 July - 23 July 1974) - 21 July 1974

21 July 1974

Type Equipment Owner Unit Location Number Lost Notes
Warship D-354 Kocatepe Turkish Navy Unknown North West of Cyprus 1 The Turkish destroyer D-354 Kocatepe was erroneously attacked by Turkish fighter aircraft, resulting in the vessel being sunk with the loss of 54 crew.
Warship D-353 Adatepe Turkish Navy Unknown North West of Cyprus 1 The Turkish destroyer D-353 Adatepe was erroneously attacked and damaged by Turkish fighter aircraft. Casualties unknown. The vessel returned to port.
Warship D-355 Tinaztepe Turkish Navy Unknown North West of Cyprus 1 The Turkish destroyer D-355 Tinaztepe was erroneously attacked and damaged by Turkish fighter aircraft. Casualties unknown. The vessel returned to port.
Fighter aircraft F-104G Turkish Air Force 191 Filo North West of Cyprus 1 Aircraft 64-17783 was lost in action on 21 July 1974.
Fighter aircraft F-100C/D Turkish Air Force Various Cyprus 2 F-100D 55-2825 of 111. Filo and 54-2083 of 112.Filo were both lost in action during the daytime air campaign on 21 July.
Fighter aircraft F-100C/D Turkish Air Force Unknown Cyprus 2? Two F-100C/Ds were variously claimed to have been shot down or crashed over Nicosia district during the day action on 21 July, but serial numbers / squadron units are not known.
Motor torpedo boat P-4 Skinhead Cyprus Navy Boghazi Squadron Boghazi 1 The motor patrol boat T-2 accidentally ran aground at Boghazi and was abandoned. It was later captured on 18 August when Turkish forces captured the base.

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