MOSCOW, September 6 (RIA Novosti)
- Air Force officer gets suspended sentence over MiG-31 crash
- Russian MiG-31 fighter crashes in Urals, pilots eject (update 1)
- Modernized MiG-31 test flights successful - company
A Mikoyan MiG-31 Foxhound fighter has crashed in the Perm Territory in the Urals, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on Tuesday.
The Emergencies Ministry said both pilots were killed in the crash.
The plane disappeared from radar screens four minutes after takeoff from a Perm military airfield, a security agency source reported.
Add to blog
You may place this material on your blog by copying the link.
Image Galleries: Siberian Air Base Gets New Su-30SM Fighter Jets
Infographics: First Russian Smartphone
New ties between Russia and Japan would mark not only a breakthrough in their relations but also a significant shift in Northeast Asia’s political dynamic. Both are secondary players in a region overshadowed by an increasingly assertive China, which has not hesitated to push against the boundaries of its neighbors.