October 16, 2021

N. Korean MiG-19 fighter jet crashes during training

Crash possibly caused by age, poor condition of Pyongyang’s air force

A North Korean MiG-19 fighter jet crashed during a training exercise Tuesday, according to South Korean military officials.

The crash occurred near Taetan Air Base in South Hwanghae Province during a training exercise of the Korean People’s Army Air and Anti-Air Force.