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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227570
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:24-JUL-2019
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mikoyan MiG-29
Owner/operator:Azerbaijan Air Force
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Caspian Sea -   Azerbaijan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed during a training flight. The Pilot Rashad Atakishiyev died in the crash.

27 august 2019 : The plane crash may have been caused by birds, Azerbaijan Defense Ministry has stated.
“the pilot tried to regain control of the aircraft to avoid an accident. However, his injuries sustained in the first collision made it impossible and as a result, led to the crash of the aircraft.”

Sources:

https://mod.gov.az/ru/news/samolet-vvs-azerbajdzhana-poterpel-krushenie-v-hode-uchebno-trenirovochnyh-poletov-27743.html
https://rg.ru/2019/07/25/v-azerbajdzhane-vozbudili-ugolovnoe-delo-posle-krusheniia-mig-29.html
https://mod.gov.az/ru/news/provoditsya-ceremoniya-proshaniya-s-voennym-pilotom-rashadom-atakishievym-28201.html
https://www.meydan.tv/en/article/mig-29-crash-caused-bird-strike-defense-ministry-states/?ref=list-news

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jul-2019 11:49 Hans Gruber Added
25-Jul-2019 11:50 harro Updated [Location, Narrative]
29-Jul-2019 08:31 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
21-Aug-2019 11:49 Hans Gruber Updated [Source, Narrative]
27-Aug-2019 12:02 Iceman 29 Updated [Source, Narrative]
27-Aug-2019 12:05 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code]

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