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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 Fulcrum
 

Losses & Ejections

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
                 
April 1987
USSR
MiG-29 Fulcrum   IAP VVS GSVG Crashed Wittstok during gunnery exercise Pilot ejected   K-36
April 1987
USSR
MiG-29 Fulcrum   IAP VVS GSVG, Went into spin at low altitude. Crashed Merzeburg Pilot ejected   K-36
winter of 1987
USSR
MiG-29UB Fulcrum   Ivano-Frankivsk, airfield Struck the ground while practising aerobatics      
Major Shchebrenko killed Panin killed  
7 February 1989
USSR
MiG-29   968-th IAP near air base Ross breakage of tail section in flight pilot ejected safely    
8th June 1989
USSR
MiG 29A Fulcrum   Test Pilot Anatoly Kvotchur ejected safely   K-36
  crashed during display routine at the Paris Air Salon
2nd May 1992 Yugoslav AF MiG29 Fulcrum     Shot down by SAM which hit the
aircraft engine after a 4 km chase. Crashed near Slavonski Brod
Pilot ejected but badly burned by flames in the cockpit. Captured on landing.   K-36
6th July 1992
Romania
Mig-29UB Fulcrum N50903016229
29
        K-36
16th September 1992
CIS AF
MiG-29 Fulcrum     Crashed near Parchim, Germany pilot ejected safely   K-36
24th July 1993
Russian AF
MiG-29 Fulcrum

526, c/n 25887


collided in mid-air at IAT
Fairford.
Pilot ejected  

pilots Alexander Beschastonov and Sergey Tresvyatsky  

Air show IAT Fairford.

K-36
24th July 1993
Russian AF
MiG-29 Fulcrum  

925, c/n 15564

  Pilot ejected K-36
30th August 1993


Russian AF
MiG-29UB 68 from Kuschovskaya crashed near Krasnodar, southern Russia K-36
Russian instructor Alexander
Tarasov
ejected
[see also
Thursday
19th June 2003]
Hungarian AF pilot  Captain László Bodrozsán ejected K-36
15th September 1993
Russian AF
MiG-29 Fulcrum     Engine failure. Crashed in a field near Tetschendorf, Wittstock district, Eastern
Germany
pilot ejected safely
at 1,500ft.
  K-36
1st March 1994
Romania
Mig-29 9-12 Fulcrum 32041
41
        K-36
29th September 1994
16:30

Bulgarian A.F.
MiG-29 3238. Ravnec  airbase Routine practice flight. Crashed near the airfield, Bourgas Colonel Ivan Daev
killed
  K-36
  The second International Aerospace Salon 95 (MEZHDUNARODNY AVIATSIONNO - KOSMICHESKY SALON - MAKS 95) took place over the period 22-27 August 1995 at Zhukovsky, some 45km south of Moscow.
Summer 1995 MAPO Test Pilot S. N. Shaposhnikov killed in crash of MiG-29 while practising for a show in South Africa
CHECK DETAILS
22 August 1995
Russian AF
MiG-29     In Russia, crashed, when it was landing, after a training sortie. Pilot KIA    
4th March 1996
12:25h

Russian AF
MiG-29 Fulcrum     collided in mid-air over the Trans-Baikal territory, Chita Major Yershov ejected   K-36
4th March 1996
12:25h

Russian AF
MiG-29 Fulcrum     collided in mid-air over the Trans-Baikal territory, Chita Capt. Tyapkov ejected   K-36
26th June 1996
German AF
MiG-29 Fulcrum JG.73   Crashed near the town of Dargun, Northern Germany pilot ejected safely   K-36
21st January 1997
Indian A. F.
MiG-29 KB-738 28 Sqdn


 

 

Air Cmde C D Chandrasekhar*   K-36
1997
Peruvian Air Force
MiG-29
or
Mirage ??
    Chiclayo ??    
23rd July 1998
Hungarian AF
Mig 29 "17" 59th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kecskemét crashed during a display over the airbase  Lt.Col Zsolt Rácz died  
Friday 4th September 1998
Royal Malaysian Air Force
MiG-29N   No. 19 Squadron crashed in a secondary forest in Kuantan  in Kampung Jaya Gading shortly after taking Mej Mohamad Fauzi Salleh ejected safely. Rescued by Nuri S-61 helicopter   K-36
25th September 1998
Russian AF
MiG-29 Fulcrum aircraft No.36 120th Fighter Aviation Regiment, Domna airbase   Captain V. V. Egorov killed    
24th March  1999
New Yugoslav Air Force
MiG-29B Fulcrum   127 FS Dutch F-16AM J-063 Lt. Colonel  Milorad Milutinovic 'Grof' ejected K-36
24th March  1999
New Yugoslav Air Force
MiG-29B Fulcrum 18112 127 FS F-15C Major Ilje Arizanov ejected K-36
24th  March 1999
New Yugoslav Air Force
MiG-29B Serial
18104
  heavy landing at Slatian AFB Lt Colonel Dragan  ILIC No ejection
24th  March 1999
New Yugoslav Air Force
MiG-29B Fulcrum (serial 18111) 127 FS Shot down by F-15C. The aircraft crashed in Knicanin, near the town of Titel in the Vojvodina province Major Nebojsa Nikolic ejected K-36
25th  March 1999
New Yugoslav Air Force
MiG-29B Fulcrum serial 18110 127 FS Shot down near Ponikve Major Slobodan Tesanovic ejected   K-36
25th  March 1999
New Yugoslav Air Force
MiG-29B Fulcrum serial 18113 127 FS Shot down near Bjeljina (Bosnia) Captain Zoran Radosavljević ejected – did not survive   K-36
6 August 1999
IAF
MiG-29     crashed, after it caught fire in mid-air Pilot KIA    
5th September 1999
Bulgarian A.F.
MiG-29 31   Ravnetc AB Overran runway during landing at an airport in Plovdiv in preparation for airshow BIAF 99 due to malfunction of
the brake system. Aircraft flew again a few hours later
 Major Ilia Milushev
no ejection
   
December 2000
Peruvian Air Force
MiG-29       ??   K-36
14th March  2001
Peruvian Air Force
MiG-29 FAP 031   Chiclayo, 660 Km northeast from Lima, the capital of Peru Ricardo Garcia,   K-36
Thursday 22nd March 2001
16:00 local time

Russian Air Force
MiG-29UB     one of the engines of the aircraft malfunctioned during the training flight crashed in Astrakhan Province  ejected safely and  picked up by Search and Rescue Service 10 minutes later   K-36
 ejected safely and  picked up by Search and Rescue Service 10 minutes later   K-36
14th September 2001
Syrian Air Force
MiG-29     shot down by IDF/AF F-15 using AIM while intercepting IDF/AF reconnaissance aircraft flying along the Lebanese and Syrian coast Maj. Arshad Midhat Mubarak ejected safely and recovered by Syrian ships   K-36
14th September 2001
Syrian Air Force
MiG-29     shot down by IDF/AF F-15 using AIM while intercepting IDF/AF reconnaissance aircraft flying along the Lebanese and Syrian coast Capt. Ahmad al-Khatab ejected safely and recovered by Syrian ships   K-36
20th April 2002
IAF
MiG 29   Darrang district in lower Assam, went missing when it was flying over Darrang district      
Squadron Leader Khan missing Flying Officer Tahiya missing  
6th November 2002
S
lovak AF
 during a night-flight exercise by Slovak army pilots collided in midair.  Crashed near the eastern town of Spisska Nova Ves between the villages of Hnilčík and Spišské Tomášovce in the east of the country Pilot Martin Hronec ejected successfully, not seriously
injured

Pilot Marián Katuška  killed - ejection sequence started but did not have time to complete

who was in which aircraft??

Martin Hronec

K-36
Mig-29 6829 1SLK
6th November 2002
S
lovak AF
Mig-29 6930 1SLK    
Thursday
19th June 2003
7:42

Russian AF
MiG-29UB   Armavir aviation garrison, the Krasnodar territory, southern Russia training flight - crew taken to the Armavir garrison's hospital. K-36
Russian instructor Alexander
 Tarasov ejected
[see also 30th August 1993]
Sergei Shapovalov K-36
12 November 2003
Russian Air Force
MiG-29     Crashed, into a mountain in Armenia Pilot Major Konstantin Kardash killed    
Thursday
4th December 2003
12:43 hours (local time)

IAF
MIG-29   Adampur air-base aircraft developed some problem  during routine flying crashed  near Adampur in Punjab's Hoshiarpur district, 25 kilometres south-east of the Adampur air-base P. J. Mohammed ejected   K-36
Tuesday 9th November 2004
10.22am

Royal Malaysian Air Force
MiG-29N Fulcrum   19th Squadron Kuantan airbase One engine caught fire in mid-air. Crashed 16 nautical miles north west of the of the air base at the Ketengah Perwira oil palm plantation in Kemaman, Terengganu pilot Mejar Fajim Jusfar Mohd Mustafa ejected safely - suspended in tree for over four hours - rescued next day K-36
Wednesday 11th May 2005       
in afternoon

Hungarian Air Force
MiG-29   Hungary Kecskemét, Hungary Capt. Zoltán Szabó ejected OK K-36
Thursday 12th May 2005
Russian Air Force
MiG-29 31   Crashed near Andreapol airbase, Tver region Major Valery Gusev
killed
K-36
Sunday 3rd July 2005
Yemeni
MiG-29 ? ? north of capital near Emran, Yemen Mohammed Thabet Dareem ejected after engine malfunction   K-36
28th August 2005
Yemen Air Force
MiG-29              
Thursday 8th June 2006
12.10 p.m

IAF

                                                         photo MOD India
A MiG-29UB Trainer similar to this was lost - both crew ejected safely
During a routine sortie from Bhuj crashed on the uninhabited Pirotan island, 40 km off the coast of Jamnagaran
                      via jagan
photo requested K-36
MiG-29 UB Trainer ??? 28 Squadron

Bhuj Air Force Base, Gujarat

CONFIRM ???
MORE DETAILS ???

Wing Commander A. Nautiyal  - Ejected safely over the sea and rescued -  admitted to a local hospital for treatment Squadron Leader N. K. Mahal- Ejected safely over the sea and rescued -  admitted to a local hospital for treatment K-36
Thursday 27th July 2006
15:16 Moscow time

  all images via official "
Strizhi" website


T
echnical failure after multiple bird strike. On a routine flight from Kubinka in the Moscow Region to Tyumen, east of the Urals. Crashed on takeoff  from Bolshoye Savino Airport where the team had landed for refueling. in the Perm Territory in the Urals
K-36

Russia
MiG-29UB
Fulcrum
No. 1

Strizhi "Swifts" aerobatic team

237th
demonstration centre
ADC Navigator Guards, Lieutenant Colonel Sergey Kurilenko  ejected and hospitalized with a broken / dislocated leg

CAN ANYONE CONFIRM NAME
also seen as "Igor" and "Nikolay"

Pilot Nikolay Dyatel, leader of Strizhi (Swifts) Aerobatic Team, ejected K-36
Thursday 28th September 2006
around 3.20 p.m.

IAF
MiG-29 KB3299

SQUADRON
???

Ambala airbase

Sources:
India News Media

 
Possible bird strike. Pilot reported an engine problem while preparing to land. Crashed in the fields  near Sadhopur village about 12 km from the air force base near Ambala city  in India's northern state of Haryana



Pilot V Naik being bailed out of MiG-29, which crashed in Ambala on Thursday. — Tribune photo by Neeraj Chopra

Pilot Squadron Leader V. Naik  ejected and taken to  a military hospital for first-aid
 

K-36
Tuesday 21st November 2006
7.45 pm (IST)

IAF
MiG-29   Jamnagar airbase routine night sortie, crashed soon after take off near Jamnagar airbase in the vicinity of Sarmat village  for a pilot ejected some minor injuries taken to the IAF hospital for treatment   K-36
7th March 2007
Yemen Air Force
MIG-29     Emergency crash landing on an unpaved runway in Saada, some 230 kilometres north
of the capital Sana'a, Burst into flames on ground
Pilot sustained some injuries but escaped from crashed aircraft   no ejection
7th March 2007
Yemen Air Force
MIG-29     Pilot sustained some injuries but escaped from crashed aircraft   no ejection

Wednesday 21st March 2007
afternoon

Russian A.F.
MiG-29 Fulcrum   Dalmatinka Air Garrison, Millerovo
 

Can anyone confirm that the aircraft were from the 19th Fighter Aviation Regiment

  ???

On third day of training exercises, collided  near the Millerovo,  on the edge of Maryevka village, airfield 220 kilometers (130 miles) north of the regional center, Rostov-on-Don, in  the Rostov Region in southern Russia. Both pilots were recovered by  Mi-8 rescue helicopters and taken to a military hospital at the Millerovo
airfield.
  K-36
Wednesday 21st March 2007
afternoon

Russian A.F.
MiG-29 Fulcrum   Major Denis Chirkin ejected, sustained minor facial lacerations, landed near  Dyagtevo village Lieutenant Colonel Fakhradin Ulfanov ejected, sustained minor facial lacerations and lost some teeth, landed seven km away from Major Chirkin K-36
  Next one: 2 aircrafts collided in 2007, and the names of the pilots are not exactly correct: Major Dmitry Chirkin was not Dmitry but  Major Denis Chirkin, his father was a cosmonaut, but he never been is space. The other pilots first name was  and not Fedor! (Ther are also mistakes in the "Russian" and 2007 lists)

Tuesday 8th May 2007 16:00h

IAF
MiG-29   Adampur air base, Punjab Crashed on take off on a routine training sortie from the air base in Punjab. No ground casualties pilot Lt. Commander Vikram Chauhan [on attachment from Indian Navy]  ejected safely   K-36

Monday
11th June 2007
10:40h

Algerian
MiG-29   193e Escadron de Chasse
???
Bousfer Air Base
Crashed into a wheat field close to Sidi Bakhti near Aďn Karma, Oran, in the west of Algeria  burning surrounding vegetation. The area was quickly sealed off by security forces. Pilot ejected landing safely in an olive grove   K-36
THIS LOSS DID NOT HAPPEN
See Algerian Losses Page - Details of this loss are confused
Tuesday 29th January 2008
12:00 Moscow time

Azerbijan AF
MiG-29     Crashed in the Caspian sea 60 kilometres off shore      
Fakhraddin Asgarov
died in the accident
Afgan Aslanov
died in the accident
 
Tuesday 12th February 2008
Kazakstan Air Force
MiG-29U ??   Almaty Air Base Training flight. crashed near Kazakhstan's commercial capital Almaty.     K-36
Pilot Maj. Aleksandr Leonidovich Kovyazin ejected
killed
Co-pilot Lt. Col. Vitaliy Emilevich Dilmukhamedov  ejected
OK
K-36
                 
Thursday 17th April 2008
in afternoon
15:52

Hungarian Air Force
MiG-29  15

                                                                            photo MTI

Major Zoltán "Peszke" Peszeki
ejected

K-36
59th TFW
Kecskemét
, Hungary
During a low approach manuever the aircraft hit the ground at Kecskemét, slid across the main road near the airbase and burnt out Pilot ejected OK, hospitalized for observation
Wednesday 14th May 2008
Sudan Air Force
MiG-29F     lost over Darfur region Russian pilot
ejected
but was killed
  K-36
Friday 17th October 2008
10:45
[Moscow Time]

Russian Air Force
MiG-29   Domna airfield Training flight. Crashed in the Chita region in eastern Siberia. pilot
ejected safely
  K-36
Wednesday 21st April 2010
Belarus Air Force
MiG-29   927th Fighter Airbase, Byaroza Mid-air collision. Aleksey Tiborovsky
ejected
K-36
Wednesday 21st April 2010
Belarus Air Force
MiG-29   927th Fighter Airbase, Byaroza Mid-air collision. Plane landed safely Major Sergei Mikhailov
landed safely
K-36
                 
                 
 

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