November 3, 2018 / 2:06 PM / 15 days ago

Russian-made fighter plane crashes in Egypt - RIA

MOSCOW, Nov 3 (Reuters) - A Russian MiG-29 fighter plane crashed during a training flight in Egypt on Saturday, Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation was cited by RIA news agency as saying.

The plane was supplied by Russia to Egypt as part of a commercial contract in 2018, Russia’s Kommersant newspaper said, adding that the Egyptian pilot managed to eject safely.

Reporting by Polina Ivanova Editing by Ros Russell

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