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Romania suspends Flights of its MiG-21 Fighters

NATO member Romania is suspending flights of its other MiG-21 Lancer fighters today due to a "significantly higher accident rate" and will speed up the planned purchase of used F-16 fighters from Norway, Reuters reported, citing the ministry of defense. The move is not related to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, which shares a 650-kilometer border with Romania, the agency said.

Serbian tanks on the way to Jarinje? Fighter jets flew over northern Kosovo

Special ROSU units are deployed at these crossings.
The north of the province can still be reached only on foot.
Units of the Serbian Army are in high combat readiness in the garrisons of Raska and Novi Pazar.
Video of Serbian Military armored unit from Raska on the move allegedly toward Kosovo administrative line appeared on social networks.

Constanta: German, British and Romanian Air Force - joint exercise of enhanced Air Policing

Chief of the German Air Force, Lieutenant General Ingo Gerhartz and the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Major General Viorel Pana, signed on Thursday, during a ceremony held at the 57th Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, the Declaration of Intent on the Development of Bilateral Relations in the aviation sector.

Atlantic Council of Bulgaria Demands Suspension of All MiG-29 Repaired by Russians

The Atlantic Council of Bulgaria demanded the suspension of all MiG-29 aircraft flights repaired by the Russian Aircraft Building Corporation and the immediate launch of a detailed quality check of the MiG-29 repairs carried out by a team of experts from NATO countries and Alliance partner countries.

Pilot of crashed MIG 21 LanceR undergoes successful surgery

Squadron leader Andrei Criste, the pilot of an MIG 21 LanceR airplane that crashed in Mures County, underwent surgery on Wednesday at the Carol Davila Military Hospital in Bucharest, with the surgery reportedly going on well, without events or complications during or after surgery that would have endanger the life or physical integrity of the pilot.

Pilot of crashed aircraft in intensive care with multiple trauma on ejection

Squadron leader Andrei Criste, the pilot of a MIG 21 LanceR plane that crashed on Tuesday in Mures County who was flown to the Dr Carol Davila Hospital in Bucharest, has been examined by a team of doctors specialising in emergency medicine, neurosurgery, thoracic surgery, anesthesia and intensive care, and general surgery for a diagnosis and surgical and therapeutic treatment.

MIG 21 Lancer crashes near Reghin, pilot manages to eject himself

A MIG 21 Lancer aircraft crashed on Tuesday near Reghin, Mures County. The information was confirmed to AGERPRES by Constantin Spanu, an official of the Defence Ministry. The aircraft belonged to Air Base 71 at Campia Turzii, Cluj County. According to the official, the pilot managed to eject himself.