Video of Mig-29 Fulcrum runway overrun

Video of Mig-29 Fulcrum runway overrun

This video shows a Ukrainian Air Force Mig-29 Fulcrum performing a fast approach at was filmed at Myrhorod, an airbase that leads to a long landing and runway overrun. Myrhorod airbase is located in  the Poltava region of Ukraine

The footage shows the aircraft main landing gear’s right leg collapsing before the aircraft came to a halt.U

 

The pilot involved in the mishap is Viktoria Mekotova (the first and only female pilot in Ukrainian Armed Forces).

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Viktoria Mekotova (the first and only female pilot in Ukrainian Armed Forces)

The incident occurred in 2009

It’s not clear how many Mig-29s are currently operational in Ukraine. Most probably just a handful considered that, back in 2013, 15-20 MiG-29 Fulcrums were more or less active with the Ukrainian Air Force 16 of those were planned to be withdrawn by 2015. Since then, two Fulcrums have been lost, one of those allegedly shot down by a Russian MiG-29.

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