VietNam – Su-22 crashed in Yen Bai, one pilot died

Accordingly, at 12:9 am on January 31, the Su-22 aircraft, number 5873 of the 921st Airborne Regiment, Division 371, Air Defense – Air Force, led by Captain Tran Ngoc 3rd level pilot Duy took control, took off the first flight, training flight number 206.

At 12:27, during landing, the plane crashed, the pilot was ordered to parachute but tried to save the plane. However, the plane crashed and the pilot died.

Captain Tran Ngoc Duy (born in 1992, residing in Nam Cuong ward, Yen Bai city, Yen Bai province) is the Deputy Squadron Leader, Chief of Staff of the 1st Squadron of the 921st Airborne Regiment, Division 371.

Immediately after the incident, the Ministry of National Defense directed the Air Defense – Air Force and relevant agencies and units to urgently overcome the consequences, investigate and clarify the cause of the accident; together with functional agencies and Party committees, local authorities and mass organizations to visit, encourage family and do policy work for Captain Tran Ngoc Duy and his family.



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