Russian MiG-29 warplane crashed into the Mediterranean
A Russian MiG-29 fighter jet has crashed into the Mediterranean Sea as it tried to land on the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier, the country’s defence ministry has said, BBC said.
The pilot ejected safely from the plane, the ministry said.
The Admiral Kuznetsov is part of a group of Russian warships recently deployed near the Syrian coast, it added.
First russian mig 29 fly over Syria from Russian aircraft pic.twitter.com/pkSqBFKvp9
— Yusha Yuseef (@MIG29_) November 13, 2016
Nato had expressed concern planes from the carrier would be used to attack civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo, the BBC reported.
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