Accident MiG-21PFM/SPS 704, Thursday 8 January 1981
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Date:Thursday 8 January 1981
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG21 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
MiG-21PFM/SPS
Owner/operator:JG-1 Luftstreitkräfte
Registration: 704
MSN: 94A4007
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Kolkwitz -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Cottbus Air Base (ETHT)
Destination airport:Cottbus Air Base (ETHT)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
MiG-21PFM/SPS stalled after takeoff when pilot attemped to close the not locked cabin canopy. Major Rainer Keilau was killed.

Sources:

http://home.snafu.de/veith/verluste1.htm
http://68210.webhosting25.1blu.de/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3&Itemid=41

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Aug-2012 04:24 TB Added
06-Jan-2020 10:05 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]
29-Mar-2022 08:44 JF Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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