Russian-made fighter plane crashes in Egypt: RIA

November 3, 2018 4:10 PM

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CAIRO/MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian-made MiG-29 fighter plane crashed during a training flight in Egypt, Russia’s state-controlled aircraft manufacturer was quoted by RIA news agency as saying on Saturday.

The Egyptian military confirmed that a fighter jet crashed while training due to a “technical glitch in the control tools”, adding the pilot managed to eject safely.

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