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Pilot ejects miraculously seconds before MiG-23 crashed during Michigan air show I Breathtaking VIDEO

As of writing this article, no injuries were reported on the ground at the apartments or the air show hosted by the Yankee Air Museum in Belleville.

Written By: Ajeet Kumar @Ajeet1994 Michigan Published on: August 14, 2023 14:49 IST
Pilots eject from crashing MiG-23 jet during Thunder Over
Image Source : TWITTER/INDIA TV Pilots eject from crashing MiG-23 jet during Thunder Over Michigan air show

In a miraculous escape, a pilot and crew member ejected from a vintage jet minutes before it crashed during a Michigan air show on Sunday. According to the statement released by the Wayne County Airport Authority, the MiG-23 demonstration plane crashed during the Thunder Over Michigan Air Show shortly after 4 pm. The Soviet fighter plane crashed into a parking lot and struck unoccupied vehicles at a nearby apartment complex in Belleville-- about 30 miles west of Detroit.

As of writing this article, no injuries were reported on the ground at the apartments or the air show hosted by the Yankee Air Museum in Belleville. The pilot and “backseater” crew member did not appear to have significant injuries but were transported to an area hospital, the authority said.

The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that the agency will investigate with the National Transportation Safety Board.

2 killed in a mid-air collision

Earlier last month, two Colombian Air Force planes, which were on a training exercise, collided mid-air at the Apiay Air Base, Meta, central Colombia, local radio network W Radio Colombia reported.

According to the statement released by the country's air force, at least two pilots were killed in the fatal accident. A video of the collision surfaced on social media, which eventually went viral. The clip shows a jet bursting into flames after colliding with another aircraft.

According to Skybrarey, the T-27 trainer was developed for the Brazilian Air Force and used by most South American Air Forces. The plane replaced the CESSNA T-37. Egypt and Iraq were the first overseas export customers.

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