A MiG-21 fighter jet has crashed in western Serbia, the country’s Defense Ministry announced. One pilot is reportedly dead, while another is missing.
The aircraft was flying a routine mission when it crashed near the village of Brasina. Rescue teams have been dispatched to the scene.
Serbian media published photos showing the wreckage of the fuselage in a wooded area.
Broadcaster RTS reported that one pilot was killed, while another is missing. According to the report, a local man was also injured when the plane fell near his home; he is now hospitalized and in stable condition.