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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 54536
Last updated: 11 December 2018
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Date:04-JUL-1989
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MiG-23 Flogger
Owner/operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: 29
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bellegem -   Belgium
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bagicz near Kołobrzeg (Poland)
Destination airport:Bagicz near Kołobrzeg
Narrative:
Engine problems during a trainging flight forced the pilot to eject. The MiG continued unmanned across Poland and Germany before it ran out of fuel. It crashed into a house at Bellegem, Belgium, killing a man on the ground.

Sources:

Aviation Week& Space Technology 10 July 1989
forum.scramble.nl/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=61329


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Dec-2008 11:35 harro Added
01-Apr-2009 23:31 Anon. Updated
04-Jun-2018 17:02 j155 Updated [Registration, Source]

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