MIG aircraft crashes in Romania

Baku, June 12, AZERTAC

A MIG 21 Lancer military aircraft crashed on Monday in Constanta County, Romania, official sources have informed, according to AGERPRES news agency.

The pilot of the MIG 21 Lancer aircraft that crashed in Constanta County while executing landing maneuvers reported a major engine failure, as its operating parameters were deteriorating, the National Defence Ministry (MApN) reported in a press statement on Monday.

According to the source, the aircraft, piloted by Lieutenant Commander Adrian Stancu crashed around 11:15hrs, near the Mihail Kogalniceanu Airport, in the area of Nazarcea village, Constanta County, during the execution of landing maneuvers.

The pilot is conscious and ins a stable condition. He was given first aid at the scene and was flown to the Constanta County Hospital.

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