Russian military aircraft MiG-31 crashed in Buryatia

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An interceptor aircraft MiG-31 crashed in Buryatia during a training flight.

The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reported that a plane crash happened on Wednesday, April 26th near the Telemba training ground in the Republic of Buryatia (Russia).

A helicopter of search and rescue service was immediately sent to the region of the accident.

The rescuers reported that the plane crashed in a desolate place, so no one was hurt on the ground.

Both pilots successfully ejected, and have been evacuated shortly.

“Their lives and health are not in danger,” said a spokesman of the Ministry of Defense.

Source: MK