Incident Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17R 22,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163780
 
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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
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Acquaviva delle Fonti (Bari) -   Italy
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Gabrovnitsa Air Base, Bulgaria
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Hit tree and fell to the ground during emergency landing in farm field out of fuel. Pilot Milius Solakov (24) sustained injuries.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20140415003634/http://www.lagazzettadelmezzogiorno.it/1961-1970/1963/
Passauer Neue Presse 22 January 1962, p1
http://www.santafe.gov.ar/hemerotecadigital/diario/26632/ (photo)
La Stampa 22 January 1962, p1
La Nacion 21 January 1962, p52 (photo)
British Pathe
https://streaming.britishpathe.com/hls-vod/MEDIA-4/archive/4P7J/2016-08-21T200749Z_1_LVABWS5DSO9V8RNJOD7PL822J7P4_RTRWNEV_F_SOUTHERN-ITALY-BULGARIAN-MIG-FIGHTER-CRASHES-NEAR-NATO-BASE.MP4.m3u8

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
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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