SyAAF MiG-23BN Crashed (2016-06-27)

On 27th July, a MiG-23 operating from Seen AB and piloted by Lt. Colonel Nader Ramadan "المقدم نادر رمضان" is reported crashed in Qalamoun mounts area resulting in the death of the pilot.

It's good to mention that Seen AB and in addition to the MiG-29 and Su-24M2, it houses a squadron of MiG-23BN which made me conclude the crashed MiG is a BN bomber/attack variant.


SyAAF MiG-21 Crashed (2016-06-19)

Today around 1:00pm, a SyAAF MiG-21 -allegedly bis variant, serial is still unknown- operating from Hama AB and piloted by Major Ayham Khadra "الرائد أيهم خضرة" has crashed in the airfield area due to a technical failure resulting in the death of the pilot.

Geolocating the crash site confirms the MiG fell down due to engine failure shortly after take off as it's usual to carry it out west-to-east.