Serbian MiG-21 fighter jet crashes near village during routine flight, 1 pilot reportedly killed, 1 missing
A MiG-21 fighter jet has crashed in western Serbia, the country’s Defense Ministry announced. One pilot is reportedly dead, while another is missing.
The aircraft was flying a routine mission when it crashed near the village of Brasina. Rescue teams have been dispatched to the scene.
Serbian media published photos showing the wreckage of the fuselage in a wooded area.
Авион "миг 21" Војске Србије срушио се у рејону села Брасина код Малог Зворника. Према незваничним информацијама, погинуо је један пилот, а за другим се трагаhttps://t.co/h9nmVEK4xcpic.twitter.com/UMHPdGtR2y— НСПМ online (@NSPM) September 25, 2020
Broadcaster RTS reported that one pilot was killed, while another is missing. According to the report, a local man was also injured when the plane fell near his home; he is now hospitalized and in stable condition.Also on rt.com $50 million Russian Su-30 fighter jet accidentally SHOT DOWN during military drills, but pilots survive, reports say (VIDEO)
The Serbian Air Force has been conducting numerous training flights over the past several days in preparation for the major ‘Cooperation 2020’ military exercise scheduled for October.
Припреме за "Садејство 2020". Авиони Миг-29 дејствују по циљевима на земљи. pic.twitter.com/0cjXDRuq9F— MO и ВС (@mo_i_vs) September 25, 2020
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