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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75242
Last updated: 24 October 2021
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Date:27-MAY-2005
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PZ04 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
PZL-104 Wilga 35
Owner/operator:Moldovan Air Force
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Markuleshti AFB -   Moldova
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Markuleshti AFB
Destination airport:local
Narrative:
Crashed during a training flight. Two pilots, an engineer and a civilian specialist. The aircraft was reportendly practising for a planned display at the base the following day. This was Moldova's Air Force Day, which marks the foundation of Moldovan Air Force on May 27, 1992. when it separated from the Soviet Air Force. Moldovia had only six surviving Wilgas prior to the crash, of which four were grounded.

Sources:

Air International JUL 2005
AFM AUG 2005, p76


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jun-2010 12:56 TB Added
14-Oct-2021 12:23 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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