Accident MiG-23MLA 396, Friday 15 April 1988
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Date:Friday 15 April 1988
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG23 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Owner/operator:18.IAP Bulgarian Air Force
Registration: 396
MSN: 2960325396
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Pordim, 20 km SE of Pleven -   Bulgaria
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Gabrovnitsa Air Base (LBMG)
Destination airport:Gabrovnitsa Air Base (LBMG)
Confidence Rating: Little or no information is available
On 15 April 1988 during an interception flight by exercise Granit 88, MiG-23MLA of 18.IAP crashed near Pordim, 20 km SE of Pleven.
Lt Jordan Arnautski was killed.

Scramble 252

Revision history:

10-Mar-2016 17:05 JF Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Country, Source]
29-Nov-2023 15:40 JF Updated [Operator, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
29-Nov-2023 17:09 JF Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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