In the history of the Viet Nam Air Force, there have been some tragic military aircraft accidents that killed some soldiers. The crashed aircraft also included several fighters including Su-30MK2, Su-22, MIG-21… or Helicopter such as Mi-171, UH-1.
On14h January 12, 2009, MiG-21 fighter No. 8214 of C31 Air Force, Air Force B71 commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Nguyen Van Vinh and Captain Dang Hong Vinh commanded from the airport. Yen Bai, while rehearsing, had crashed into a warehouse in Yen Bai City and exploded, killing two pilots.
At 7h53 on July 7, 2014, the Mi-171 helicopter No. 01 of the 916th Air Force Brigade carrying 21 trained flight combatants had engine burned, falling in the area of Hamlet 11, Thach Hoa village, Thach That hamlet, Hanoi. This is probably the biggest accident in the history of the Vietnam Air Force about 10 years ago, when there are 16 soldiers sacrificed.
On the morning of August 26, 2016, the L39 trainer plance serical No. 8705 of the 910 Regiment was piloted by Pham Duc Trung piloted pilot in the area of Hoa Thanh commune (Dong Hoa district, Phu Yen province). after taking a few minutes. According to the people, before flying down the plane of the highway through the highway affects the traffic. According to the official announcement of the Ministry of Defense, the cause of L39 crash in Phu Yen was due to engine failure after taking off, taking altitude.
On April 16, 2015, the squadron of two Su-22 aircraft (Regiment 937, Division 370), including: Le Van Nghia (1st Class pilot), Su-22 fighter pilot with serial No. 5857; The position of deputy regimental commander of the 937th Regiment, 370th Division and pilot Nguyen Anh Tu (pilot level 3) piloted the Su-22 5863, the rank of Lieutenant, 937th Regiment, 370th Division took off from Phan Rang airport to conduct training flight, attacking, dive, maneuvering complex, Phan Rang – Mui Rinh, Phu Quy and Binh Thuan air routes were lost. Contact at 11h35 minutes (target area lost in North Island about 10-20km).
On the morning of June 14, 2016, on the waters of Thanh Hoa – Nghe An, a Su-30MK2 fighter plane of the 923th Regiment crashed. Su-30MK2 aircraft lost contact. Then at 9:10 am on June 16, CASA C-212 reconnaissance serical N. 8983 with a crew of six officers and three soldiers, the main driver is Colonel Le Kiem Toan, Brigade Brigade 918, Quan Air-Air Defense Division. Depart from Gia Lam airport looking for pilot Su-30 MK2 in Bach Long Vy (Hai Phong).
At 12:30 am the yellow jacket was discovered and suspected belongs to pilot Tran Quang Khai (pilot aircraft Su-30) near the sea Bach Long Vy sea, Hai Phong city
On July 26, 2018, Su-22 fighter-bombers serial N. 8551, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Khuat Manh Tri and Lieutenant Colonel Pham Giang Nam, commanded by Air Force Regiment 921, 371th Division, Air Defense , take off from Sao Vang Airport, Thanh Hoa province and fall in Nghe An province air
The military aircraft crash of the Air Force of Vietnam are leaving much mercy to the teammates with family members.