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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 246477
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Date:05-JAN-2021
Time:c. 20:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG21 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hindustan MiG-21 Bison
Owner/operator:Indian Air Force (IAF)
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Suratgarh Air Force Station, Rajasthan -   India
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Suratgarh Air Force Station
Destination airport:Suratgarh Air Force Station
Narrative:
An IAF Hindustan MiG-21 Bison, of 23sq "Panthers"/35 Wing, crashed at Suratgarh Air Force Station (VI43), Rajasthan, after a technical malfunction.
The pilot ejected safely.

Sources:

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/mig-21-bison-crashes-in-rajasthan-s-suratgarh-1756195-2021-01-05
https://www.aninews.in/news/national/general-news/mig-21-fighter-jet-crashes-near-rajasthans-suratgarh-pilot-ejects-safely20210105214610/


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2021 16:33 gerard57 Added
05-Jan-2021 18:38 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-Jan-2021 09:09 harro Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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