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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57694
Last updated: 7 September 2021
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Date:11-APR-2002
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29B
Owner/operator:Indian Air Force (IAF)
Registration: KB3126
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Sirsi, Karnataka -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Goa NAS (or Adampur)/223 Sqn
Destination airport:Karwar AB (or Ojihar)
Narrative:
Crashed in jungle of Golikoppa and caught fire on a ferry flight. Pilot Flying Officer Prasanta Kumar Mishra was killed.
At an intermediate stop the pilot was informed that the aircraft's oxygen consumtion was abnormally hight. However, he continued with the flight and subsequently passed out due to oxygen staevation, follwing which the aircraft continued to fly on auto pilot until it run out of fuel and crashed. Also reported the aircraft was being flown from Adampur to Ojhar.

Sources:

Scramble 277
AFM July 2002, p72/MAR 2003
bharat-rakshak.com


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
06-Dec-2019 09:24 TB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Mar-2020 10:18 JF Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Source, Narrative]
20-Apr-2020 20:17 AlLach Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
11-May-2021 14:17 TB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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