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A Russian-made MiG-29K fighter jet by Indian Air force crashed

NEW DELHI, (BM) – The MiG-29K crashed in Indian Goa during a training flight, the pilot is alive, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according a spokesman for the Indian Navy statement.

“This morning around 10.30 a MiG-29 crashed near Goa, performing an ordinary training flight. The pilot of the aircraft safely ejected,” a Navy spokesman said on Twitter.

Read more: Russian-Made MiG-29 Aircraft of the Azerbaijani Air Force Crashed During Training Flights

He noted that an investigation was ordered into the incident.

The previous MiG-29K accident in India occurred in November 2019 after taking off from Goa Airport due to a bird falling into the aircraft engine.

BulgarianMilitary.com recalls that in July last year a MiG-29 aircraft of the Azerbaijani Air Force crashed during training flights.

MiG-29K is a multi-functional fighter of the “4++” generation, designed to solve the problems of air defense of naval formations, gaining dominance in the air, defeating surface and ground targets with guided high-precision weapons day and night in all weather conditions.

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