Romanian Air Force 86th Air Base (Baza 86 Aeriană) located in commune Borcea, Călărași County: a MiG-21 LanceR crashed during flying demonstration in the base open day around 13:30PM, 10 km north of the Air Base location.
The spectators has been evacuated from the airbase and the rest of the flying display has been cancelled.
The Romanian Ministry of Defence confirmed that the pilot, Lieutenant Commander Florin Rotaru died in the accident. The Officer was 36 years old and was a pilot-in-Chief of the 861 Aviation Squadron.
According to eyewitnesses, the pilot prepared for a low-pass before the crash.