Incident MiG-23BN 38,
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Date:Friday 13 October 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Owner/operator:25.IBAP Bulgarian Air Force
Registration: 38
MSN: 0393209538
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Vetren, 60 km W of Plovdiv -   Bulgaria
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Cheshnegirovo Air Base (LBPS)
Destination airport:Cheshnegirovo Air Base (LBPS)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
On 13 October 1989 during a training flight, MiG-23BN of 25.IBAP crashed near Vetren, 60 km W of Plovdiv due to engine fire.
Major Bojan Petkov ejected safely.


Revision history:

05-Mar-2016 16:30 JF Added
30-Nov-2023 08:11 JF Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Nov-2023 08:17 JF Updated [Phase, Source, Damage]

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