Russian fighter jet crashes, pilot die

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December 5, 2008 09:54

Russia's air force said on Friday that one of its fighter jets had crashed in Siberia, and that the pilot was killed in the accident. Air force spokesman Lt.-Col. Vladimir Drik said that the MiG-29 fighter jet crashed in the Chita region in south Siberia during a training flight. He said that there was no damage on the ground. Drik said that the air force had grounded its MiG-29s until an official panel determined the cause of the crash.


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