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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139036
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:01-SEP-2008
Time:11:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MiG-29
Owner/operator:IAF Indian Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:''some snag'' 50 miles west of Jamnagar airbase -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Jamnagar AB
Destination airport:Jamnagar AB
Narrative:
A MiG-29 fighter jet crashed in the Arabian Sea off Jamnagar, around noon on Monday but the pilot managed to eject safely.

The pilot, Flight Lieutenant Dheer, was on a solo training sortie when the twin-engine fighter developed ''some snag'' 50 miles west of Jamnagar airbase at 11.50 am.


Sources:

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/?referral=PM


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Oct-2011 08:24 Marko Added
19-Oct-2011 03:52 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Damage, Narrative]

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