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India. Pilot takes back a MiG-21 airplane at ground in emergency before eject: avoided tragedy
Srinagar, India - The plane finished out of runway. Modest damages to the aircraft and to the tarmac thanks to the readiness by the soldier at the control
The MiG-21 airplane, landed this morning in emergency due to a technical problem at the Indian airport in Srinagar finished out of runway for 200 m, blocking after made run without brakes the tarmac. The fighter pilot in service to the Air Force of New Delhi ejected after to have brought with competence the airplane at ground, without serious injuries. Saving himself and probably also the airplane...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency