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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 78924
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:21-JUL-2001
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Harbin H-5R (Il-28)
Owner/operator:Romanian Air Force
Registration: 310
MSN: 511710310
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fetesti (LRFT) -   Romania
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Fetesti (LRFT)
Destination airport:Fetesti (LRFT)
Narrative:
Crashed during landing at Borcea-Fetesti. The plane returned from a training flight. The next day it was to leave for RIAT 2001 at Cottesmore, UK. The pilot attempted landing at Borcea in very bad weather. Just before touchdown, a strong crosswind unbalanced the plane. The pilot deployed the braking chute, which caused the plane to crash on the runway, breaking in two. The crew left it unharmed. Lt. Cdr. Ion Babusanu (pilot) Lt. Cdr. Vasile Coman (navigator) Plt. Adj. Toma Nelu (radio operator and gunner) 38th Reconnaisance Sqn. Fetesti

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20171101062103/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Country-By-Country/romania.htm
Scramble 268


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Oct-2010 07:36 transylvhwp Added
07-May-2014 18:20 oveechobee Updated [Cn, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport]
12-May-2016 14:11 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
12-May-2016 14:42 TB Updated [Source]

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