In 1993 a famous air to air collision occured between two MiG-29s...famous because it took place in front of the world press! Rob "Bomber" Henderson remembers:
" As it happens, I was there and saw most of the event happen!
The 1989 incident was at the Paris Air Show, and involved the famous Anatoly Kvotchur.
The MiG was doing a solo display and had a birdstrike while doing a low speed, knife edge pass. This caused severe yaw with the aircraft well below single engine safety speed. Kvotchur managed to steer the aircraft momentarily to ensure it wouldn't go in the crowd and ejected when the aircraft was almost vertically pointing downwards with the pitot tube just feet away from the ground.... Read on...