Accident Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 , Saturday 31 January 2015
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Date:Saturday 31 January 2015
Time:14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG21 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21
Owner/operator:Indian Air Force (IAF)
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:20 km from Jamnagar AFS in Gujarat -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Jamnagar AFS (VAJM)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
A MiG-21 aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed due to a technical malfunction 20 km west of Jamnagar city on Saturday afternoon into a mangrove forest but its pilot managed to eject before the crash and landed safely.

Sources:

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/mig-21-fighter-jet-crashes-in-gujarats-jamnagar-pilot-safe-736017
http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/IAF/Database/Accidents/listing.php?qyear=2015&qacid=50&qt=YR
http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/IAF/Database/Accidents/details.php?crno=2015002

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Jan-2015 11:01 gerard57 Added
31-Jan-2015 15:02 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
12-Apr-2017 15:36 JF Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Feb-2024 19:55 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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