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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139313
Last updated: 7 December 2019
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Time:20:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29
Owner/operator:Indian Air Force (IAF)
Registration: KB3...
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Lahaul- Spiti in Himachal Pradesh -   India
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Adampur Air Force Station - VIAX
Destination airport:Adampur Air Force Station - VIAX
A Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 fighter of the Indian Air Force 8 Wing crashed into a mountain during a night flying exercise near Lahaul- Spiti in Himachal Pradesh and the fate of the pilot is not known.

Two MiG-29 aircraft of western air command had taken off from Adampur for a night flying exercise at high altitude and during a turn, one of them crashed into a mountain.

Burnt remains of the pilot of the ill-fated MiG-29 fighter aircraft have been found by IAF search teams, 19 days after the plane crashed in Lahaul Valley in Himachal Pradesh.


Revision history:

19-Oct-2011 00:38 gerard57 Added
20-Oct-2011 01:20 harro Updated [Time, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
26-Oct-2011 10:25 krasatpi Updated [Registration, Other fatalities, Source]
26-Oct-2011 10:26 krasatpi Updated [Registration]
07-Nov-2011 12:43 gerard57 Updated [Source, Narrative]
09-Jan-2012 03:57 marko Updated [Registration]
05-Apr-2012 23:19 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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