Thursday, April 27, 2017

Russian AF MiG-31 crashes near the Telemba proving ground, Republic of Buryatia

Russian Defence Ministry reported that a MiG-31 interceptor jet of the Eastern Military District crashed today during a training flight near the Telemba proving ground, the Republic of Buryatia, at 12:05 Moscow time. Both crewmembers reportedly ejected themselves. A search and rescue service helicopter was dispatched to the site of the incident were the crew were promptly evacuated (Source: tass.com, 26-Apr-2017)