Romanian Air Force MIG-21 Lancer crasded Air Base 86 Borcea collapsed during the Air Base 86 Aircraft Borcea, a short time ago.
The MiG-21 Lancer was flown by Lieutenant-commander Florin Rotaru. He Died in crash
Plane collapsed at an air show that took place at the Feteşti Air Base. 4,000 people attended the air show. They were all evacuated safely.
Sources in military aviation say the pilot was unable to eject and Died in crash A MiG 21 LanceR aircraft from 86 Feteşti Air Base collapsed Saturday, July 7, around 13.30, about 10 km north of the Air Base location.
At impact with the ground, the aircraft exploded. Aircraft had full tanks. Initially, Firefighter and ambulance immediately reached the scene of the accident.
A SMURD helicopter was also sent, state secretary of state MAI Raed Arafat announced.
A commission called at the level of the Air Force Staff will travel urgently to the scene of the collapse to investigate the event.
The MiGs departed from Mihail Kogalniceanu Base for the Borcea air show and were evolving to Base 86.