Accident Hindustan MiG-21 Bison CU2792, Monday 8 May 2023
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Date:Monday 8 May 2023
Time:c. 09:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG21 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Hindustan MiG-21 Bison
Owner/operator:Indian Air Force (IAF)
Registration: CU2792
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Bikaner, Hanumangarh, Rajasthan -   India
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Suratgarh Air Force Station (VI43)
Destination airport:Suratgarh Air Force Station (VI43)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An IAF Hindustan MiG-21 Bison, operated by 23 Squadron/35 Wing "Panthers" crashed into a house in Bikaner, Hanumangarh, Rajasthan, apparently after a technical malfunction, and three people on the ground were killed.
The pilot ejected and sustained minor injuries and the aircraft was destroyed.



Revision history:

08-May-2023 06:03 gerard57 Added
08-May-2023 06:38 Anon. Updated
08-May-2023 08:31 gerard57 Updated
08-May-2023 13:19 RobertMB Updated

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