Russian MiG-29 crashed in Mediterranean sea near aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov


A jet fighter MiG-29 crashed during landing on Russian aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” near the coast of Syria.

The plane did not make only a few kilometers to the ship. The accident occurred during a training flight over the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea.

According to TV channel “Russia 24”, referring to Russian Defense Ministry, the pilot managed to eject. He was not injured, his life and health are currently not in danger. The pilot is on board of “Admiral Kuznetsov”, and is ready for new missions.

The wreckage of the aircraft were found and already lifted aboard. According to preliminary reports, the plane crashed due to technical failure.