Aviation Photo #1724225 Soko J-22 Orao - Serbia - Air Force

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Just six days after this shot was made, this Orao J-22 from 241. squadron "Tigrovi" (Tigers) crashed into Gruza Lake near the central Serbian town of Kragujevac, due to a failure of the left main landing gear. Pilot Maj. Slobodan Jocic took all necessary measures in order to extend left landing gear, but without any success. Upon the order of his superiors, pilot steered aircraft in the lake and ejected safely.
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