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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222337
Last updated: 20 July 2019
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Date:27-FEB-2019
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG21 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hindustan MiG-21bisUPG
Owner/operator:Indian Air Force
Registration: CU2328
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Azad Jammu & Kashmir -   Pakistan
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
According Pakistani military spokesman, a MiG 21 combat airplane operated by Indian Air Force was shot down after entering Pakistani airspace and it landed in Pakistani side of Kashmir. The pilot, Wing Commander Abhinandan, was captured and was shown in officially released videos.

India later admitted losing one of its airplanes and its pilot missing. India asked for safe return of its pilot.

Sources:

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-47383634

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/pakistan-says-it-has-shot-down-two-indian-jets-in-its-airspace/2019/02/27/054461a2-3a5b-11e9-a2cd-307b06d0257b_story.html?utm_term=.e53f9eef31eb

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/27/world/asia/kashmir-india-pakistan-aircraft.html
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D0Zfid_XcAE_LR4.jpg
https://twitter.com/MoIB_Official/status/1100651537532157952


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Feb-2019 15:42 zpack Added
27-Feb-2019 15:43 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Embed code]
27-Feb-2019 22:50 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type]
27-Feb-2019 22:50 RobertMB Updated [Registration]

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