MiG-31 Fighter Crashes in Russia, Pilots Ejected


MiG-31 Fighter Crashes in Russia, Pilots Ejected

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A MiG-31 fighter-interceptor on a training flight crashed in Russia's Primorsky region, the Eastern Military District said on Friday, adding that the crew have ejected.

"On December 2, a MiG-31 aircraft crashed in the Primorsky region during a planned training flight. The crew ejected. Mi-8 helicopters of the search and rescue service sent to the scene," the military district said in a statement, Sputnik reported.

The plane crashed in a deserted place, and there is no destruction on the ground, the statement added.

According to preliminary information, the cause of the accident could be a technical malfunction.

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