A Polish Air Force MiG-29 Fighter jet Fighter jet has crashed in the woods, causing a fire, that has already been extinguished, the radio station RMF FM reported.
According to several media reports, MiG-29 fighter assigned to the 23rd Tactical Air Base of the Polish Air Force shortly after taking off on a training mission.
The fighter Jet crashed on 4 March in Mazovian Voivodeship (Mazovia Province), the pilot ejected, according to the spokesman for the General Command of the Polish Armed Forces Lieutenant Colonel Marek Pawlak.
#PolishAirForce MiG-29 from 23rd tactical airbase crashed shortly after takeoff. The pilot managed to eject, in stable condition
— FrogFootTV (@FrogFootTV) March 4, 2019
The general command of the Polish Armed Forces’ press office has reported that the pilot has been found and taken to a hospital. No more people were injured in the incident.
According to Defence24.pl, the crash occurred at 13:17 in the fourth minute after the takeoff from the Mińsk Mazowiecki airport. The military plane was supposed to take a technical flight after the work carried out on it.
— Mikhail D. (@Eire_QC) March 4, 2019
A MiG-29 has crashed in the woods, causing a fire, that has already been extinguished, the radio station RMF FM reported.
Ten fire brigades and police from neighboring Wegrow have reportedly been sent to the place of the incident.
Officials said the crash of military aircraft was under investigation.
— Mariusz Smolewski (@MSmolewski) March 4, 2019
Ten fire brigades and police from neighbouring Wegrow have reportedly been sent to the place of the incident.