Accident MiG-23M , Monday 17 May 1982
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Date:Monday 17 May 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Owner/operator:218 UAP Soviet Air Force
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Salsk Air Base, Rostov Oblast -   Russia
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Salsk Air Base
Destination airport:Salsk Air Base
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
MiG-23M of 218 UAP crashed during routine training flight near Salsk Air Base, Rostov Oblast. Major Vyacheslav V. Vershinin ejected safely.


Revision history:

28-Apr-2017 11:11 JF Added
19-Apr-2020 10:40 JF Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Dec-2020 17:00 JF Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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