Two Romanian MiG-21s collide
27 Aug 2004
On Thursday 26th of August two Romanian MiG-21 fighter collided over the town of Cristesti of the country. Both pilots ejected safely but sustained some minor injuries. One of the MiGs crashed nearby a house giving the owner injuries to his legs. The other aircraft crashed on a garage and caught fire.
The two aircraft were on a training mission when they collided. The MiG-21 fleet have been upgraded in recent years to LanceR standard.
Official investigation is underway to the cause of the accident and experts have visited the crash site.
- Turkish Press.com