Accident MiG-23M -, Monday 5 February 1973
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Date:Monday 5 February 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Owner/operator:32 GvIAP Soviet Air Force
Registration: -
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Shatalovo, Smolensk Oblast -   Russia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Shatalovo Air Base
Destination airport:Shatalovo Air Base
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
On 05 February 1973 during formation flying training, two MiG-23M of 32 GvIAP collided in mid-air and crashed near Shatalovo, Smolensk Oblast.
Deputy Commander of 32.GvIAP, Mayor Nikolai Alekseevich Rumyantsev was killed.


Revision history:

01-Dec-2023 09:53 JF Added
02-Dec-2023 19:08 JF Updated [Source, Narrative]
02-Dec-2023 19:08 JF Updated

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