Two Croatian air force MiGs crash; pilots’ safe

Last Updated: Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 20:05

Zagreb: The Croatian defence
ministry says two MiG-21 fighter jets have crashed during an
exercise, but that both pilots ejected safely.

The ministry says in the statement the two planes "had
an accident in the air and both fell down" without specifying
whether they collided.

It says the two were participating in an air force
exercise near Plaski in central Croatia when they crashed at
around 12:50 pm today.

The ministry initially said one pilot was missing, but
advised later that both pilots landed safely and contacted
their headquarters.


First Published: Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 20:05

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