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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 263742
Last updated: 2 August 2021
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Date:09-JUN-2021
Time:00:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MiG-29
Owner/operator:Bulgarian Air Force
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:sea off Shabla peninsula -   Bulgaria
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Graf Ignatievo Air Base
Destination airport:Graf Ignatievo Air Base
Narrative:
A MiG-29 fighter jet of the Bulgarian Air Force has crashed during a military exercise into the sea off Shabla peninsula. Search operations are being conducted.
The pilot died in the crash.

Sources:

https://www.novinite.com/articles/209951/Bulgaria%3A+Combat+Aircraft+Crashed+During+Shabla+21+Military+Exercise
https://www.novinite.com/articles/209985/Final+Version+of+MiG-29+Crash+Cause+Revealed+-+Pilot%27s+Failure+to+Maintain+Control
https://pl.sputniknews.com/swiat/2021061014376078-minister-obrony-bulgarii-odrzuca-mozliwosc-usterki-uzbrojenia-w-mig-29-sputnik/
https://bnt.bg/news/the-pilot-of-the-mig-29-fighter-aircraft-that-crashed-into-the-black-sea-did-not-survive-296088news.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jun-2021 07:30 gerard57 Added
10-Jun-2021 10:52 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
10-Jun-2021 10:57 gerard57 Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]
10-Jun-2021 15:16 gerard57 Updated [Source, Narrative]

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