MiG MiG-21/J-7 Fishbed/Mongol | ex-17167, c/n.4051 | 103

Operator
1 Eskadrila Lovackih Zrakoplova, HRZ
Aircraft model
МиГ-21бис

On 15 May 1992 Capt Ivan Selak defected with this aircraft to Pleso Airport, Zagreb, Croatia. Aircraft was nick-named 'Osvetnik Vukovara' in the memory of the eastern-Croatian City of Vukovar, completely destroyed in three-months long murderous siege in summer and autumn 1991. The aircraft is former '17167' of the JRViPVO and otherwise painted like '102' above, except for the arms of the City of Vukovar and the full fin flash in Croatian national colours. The 'roundel' is actually the Croatian national emblem, consisting of the red-white chequered shield and insignia of five Croatian provinces: since 1995 this insignia is used insteadof the fin-flash on the other Croatian MiGs. On 14 September 1993 was shot down by Serbian Strela MANPAD, pilot Capt.Capt. Miroslav Peric, was killed.


Operator

Icon_32_183 Croatia | Military

Registration number

103

Serial number

ex-17167, c/n.4051

MiG MiG-21/J-7 Fishbed/Mongol | ex-17167, c/n.4051 | 103



Operator

Icon_32_183 Croatia | Military

MiG MiG-21/J-7 Fishbed/Mongol | ex-17167, c/n.4051 | 103


According other source: unit: <B>21 ELZ</b>. This a/c was shot down on September 21st, 1993.


Operator

Icon_32_183 Croatia | Military

MiG MiG-21/J-7 Fishbed/Mongol | ex-17167, c/n.4051 | 103