Incident Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17R 22,
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Date:Saturday 20 January 1962
Time:c. 13:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17R
Owner/operator:Bulgarian Air Force
Registration: 22
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Acquaviva delle Fonti (Bari) -   Italy
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Gabrovnitsa Air Base, Bulgaria
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Hit tree and fell to the ground during emergency landing in farm field out of fuel. Pilot Milius Solakov (24) sustained injuries.

Passauer Neue Presse 22 January 1962, p1 (photo)
La Stampa 22 January 1962, p1
La Nacion 21 January 1962, p52 (photo)
British Pathe

Revision history:

10-Feb-2014 17:57 jollyroger Added
02-Oct-2014 19:11 TB Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]
04-May-2015 19:23 TB Updated [Source]
15-Feb-2016 14:26 TB Updated [Source]
30-Dec-2016 18:27 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source]
12-Dec-2018 17:51 Cobar Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
03-May-2024 15:40 Cobar Updated [Phase, Departure airport]

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