Today the Production complex of the Russian aircraft Corporation MiG (part of United aircraft Corporation) in Lukhovitsy near Moscow was held the international presentation of the latest modification of the famous lightweight fighter MiG-29 – MiG-35 aircraft of the 4++generation.
“While conducting a training flight due to technical malfunction while landing a few kilometers before the aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” there was an accident with the deck fighter MiG-29K”, – reported in the defense Ministry of the Russian Federation. “The pilot ejected and the forces of the rescue services was brought on Board the “Admiral Kuznetsov”, – said the Russian defense Ministry, adding that the pilot is ready to execute tasks.
The defense Ministry also said that Russian naval aircraft carrier group in the Mediterranean sea is on track, despite the incident with the MiG-29K. “Flight deck aircraft continues in accordance with the objectives,” – said in the Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry.
The magazine “Jane’s Defence Weekly” published a satellite image of Russia Millerovo airfield in the Rostov region, which is based on the 31 th Fighter Regiment 1st Composite Air division of the 4th Air Force and Air defense army of the Southern military District.