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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196111
Last updated: 16 October 2021
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Time:11:15 EEST
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG21 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mikojan-Gurevič MiG-21MF Lancer-R
Owner/operator:Romanian Air Force
Registration: 5788
MSN: 96005788
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nazarcea, Constanța -   Romania
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:LRCK
Destination airport:LRCK
A MiG 21 Lancer R military aircraft crashed during its landing approach, 8 km away from Mihail Kogălniceanu Airport, in a remote area. The pilot, lieutenant-commander Adrian Stancu, was training as part of a joint mission with the Bulgarian Air Force, codename "Thracian Eagle 2017". The pilot ejected the plane at 11:15 local time and is now being hospitalized with serious, but not life-threatening injuries. It seems that the plane had a serious malfunction when the pilot started the approach.

Sources: (registration source)



One of the last photos with this airplane,taken only 2 days before the crash,flying in a formation at an airshow.

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Revision history:

12-Jun-2017 11:32 ahutu Added
12-Jun-2017 13:04 gerard57 Updated [Time, Aircraft type]
12-Jun-2017 14:15 Spacepope Updated [Source, Embed code, Damage]
12-Jun-2017 14:44 Pshaun714 Updated [Registration, Source, Embed code]
13-Jun-2017 18:56 Stefan Tudor Updated [Photo, ]
14-Jun-2017 12:10 oveechobee Updated [Cn]
01-Sep-2018 12:47 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative, Operator]

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