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 Russian MiG-29 fighter jet crashed near Ukrainian border, - source

Military aircraft MiG-29 crashed during a training flight in the Krasnodar region.

This is reported by Censor.NET citing Interfax.

"At 3 p.m. (Moscow time) MiG-29 conducting a training flight fell in the vicinity of Kushchevskaya village. According to preliminary data, the pilot ejected," a source in the emergency service of the region stated.

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The details of the incident are being specified.

In early June, a fighter jet of the same model crashed near Astrakhan.

MiG-29 is a is a twin-engine super-maneuverable jet fighter aircraft designed in the Soviet Union in the 1970's. It entered into service in 1983.


 
 
 
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