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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 75926
Last updated: 7 September 2021
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Date:22-OCT-1998
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MiG-29UB
Owner/operator:Romanian Air Force
Registration: 22
MSN: N50903016222
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mihail Kogalniceanu -   Romania
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Mihail Kogalniceanu
Destination airport:
Narrative:
During a common exercise (MiG-29s and Alpha-Jets).aborted take-off due to engine flame-out when the front wheel was already in the air. pilot pulled the gear in, shut down the other engine and slid with the plane on the runway until it stopped u2013 a classic Fulcrum aborted landing. Cdr. Ganea Vasile and French pilot in rear seat, did not eject. 57 Group Mihail Kogalniceanu. Sent to Aerostar at Bacau for repair but not completed before the type was retired and still stored there in OCT 2003.

Sources:

Air Forces Monthly SEP 2002, p62/FEB 2005, p71
http://web.archive.org/web/20171101062103/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Country-By-Country/romania.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jul-2010 11:14 TB Added
28-Oct-2010 07:35 transylvhwp Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
26-Mar-2020 11:25 JF Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2021 17:05 TB Updated [Source, Damage, Narrative]

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