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Date:23-JUN-2011
Time:16:43 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mig-29KUB Fulcrum-D
Owner/operator:Mikoyan-Guervich (MiG) Aircraft Corp
Registration: 947
C/n / msn: 0111
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Akhtubinsk, Astrakhan region -   Russia
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Akhtubinsk Air Base (URWH)
Destination airport:Akhtubinsk Air Base (URWH)
Narrative:
Mig-29 fighter plane crashed near Akhtubinsk, Astrakhan: aircraft was on pre-delivery test flight prior to being handed over to the Indian Navy.

Two pilots confirmed dead: crew later named as Colonel Alexander Kruzhilin and Colonel Oleg Spichka, both MiG Aircraft Corporation Test Pilots

Sources:

http://www.forumavia.ru/forum/2/2/8428257581258374805581308838722_1.shtml?topiccount=1
http://web.archive.org/web/20170504131237/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/project/year_pages/2011.htm#0706
www.scramble.nl (Scramble 388)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jun-2011 09:28 VAR Added
23-Jun-2011 11:03 Poldi Updated [Time, Narrative]
23-Jun-2011 13:35 Black Typhoon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport]
23-Jun-2011 13:38 Black Typhoon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
13-Jul-2011 01:15 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
04-Oct-2011 20:01 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 12:34 marko Updated [Registration]
11-Jun-2014 17:38 Anon. Updated [Registration, Narrative]
05-Dec-2014 11:14 Anon. Updated [Cn]

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