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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191331
Last updated: 5 June 2021
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Date:13-NOV-2016
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MiG-29K/KUBR
Owner/operator:Russian Navy
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mediterranean sea -
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier
Destination airport:Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier
Narrative:
The MiG-29 jet crashed as a result of a technical malfunction. The pilot tried to return to the aircraft carrier but the plane crashed into the sea. The pilot ejected safely.
Problems started already by landing one of the fighters broke one of the four detention rope, slowing the aircraft during landing aboard. Fighter captured another rope, and then landing went well, but the broken rope entangled with another, and thus more adept at landing had to wait until the crew manages to put the deck in order. It was during oblétávání ship failed MiG both engines due to the interruption of fuel supply. The machine then crashed while preparing to land. The pilot had no choice but to catapult.

Sources:

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/11/14/russian-fighter-jet-crashes-near-its-aircraft-carrier-in-mediterranean-us-officials-say.html
https://combataircraft.keypublishing.com/2016/11/14/russian-navy-mig-29-in-mediterranean/
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:https://www.novinky.cz/zahranicni/blizky-a-stredni-vychod/421266]


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2016 16:06 gerard57 Added
14-Nov-2016 17:31 Hans Gruber Updated [Phase, Source]
14-Nov-2016 20:24 gerard57 Updated [Operator]
22-Nov-2016 11:27 Nepa Updated [Phase, Source, Narrative]

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