Accident MiG-17 -, Monday 11 June 1973
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Date:Monday 11 June 1973
Time:20:04
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
MiG-17
Owner/operator:940 APIB Soviet Air Force
Registration: -
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Postawy Air Base, Vitebsk Oblast -   Belarus
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Postawy Air Base
Destination airport:Postawy Air Base
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
MiG-17 of 940 APIB crashed after engine failure near Postawy Air Base, Vitebsk Oblast. Pilot ejected safely.

Sources:

http://www.forumavia.ru/forum/6/2/442473050690276620491120250962_10.shtml
https://swalker.org/voennie/733-zabroshennye-kaponiry-lyotnoj-yeskadrilij-belarus.html

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-May-2016 16:44 JF Added
07-Feb-2020 10:26 JF Updated [Operator]
09-Jan-2022 11:30 JF Updated [Registration, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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