In Buryatia during a training exercise crashed MiG-31, but both pilots managed to eject, according to TASS with reference to the defense Ministry.
It is noted that the plane crashed in a deserted place, and the pilots managed to escape.
“At 12:05 GMT while performing a planned training flight in the area of the landfill Telemba (Republic of Buryatia) crashed MiG-31 in the Eastern military district. The plane fell to the ground in a deserted place. Both pilots ejected. The pilots quickly evacuated, their life and health threatens nothing “, – stated in the message Department.
The defense Ministry said that both pilots of the crashed MiG-31 was evacuated from the scene, their lives and their health threatens nothing.
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