Fell near houses: in Poland, crashed MiG-29, pilot killed

Упав поблизу будинків: у Польщі розбився винищувач МіГ-29, пілот загинув

The deceased pilot had more than 850 flight hours in the air, among them more than 600 MiG-29 on which he served combat duty

In Poland, crashed military MiG-29. As noted in a press-service of the Ministry of defence of Poland, the event took place July 6 at 2:57 Moscow time, reports “UNIAN”.

“The pilot ejected near the city Sakova (18 km from Malbork). The wreckage was found about half a kilometre from homes. After 2:30 (3:30 Kyiv time – Ed.) the ambulance doctor confirmed the death of a pilot”, – stated in the message.

Now circumstances of incident are investigated by the Commission on aircraft accident investigation civil aviation. The victim’s family reported the accident, they are provided with psychological assistance. It is known that the pilot had more than 850 flight hours in the air, among them more than 600 MiG-29 on which he served combat duty. Also, he has participated in national and international exercises.

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