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Naval MiG-29 Crashes, Pilots Killed

June 24 2011


Flights have been suspended by the Russian air force of MiG-29s after a fatal crash.

A naval fighter crashed on Thursday during a test flight in Russia's southern Astrakhan region, reports Interfax-AVN.

The pilots of the MiG-29KUB were performing a difficult maneuver during a test flight when the fighter went down, said a source at the Chkalov State Fight Testing Center.

Both pilots were killed in the crash, said a Defense Ministry spokesman.

An investigation into the...

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