The Egyptian Air Force MiG-29M had fallen into the airborne control system. This is claimed by the Egyptian military official as Interfax.
The Republican Defense Ministry confirmed that the combat pilot successfully escaped.
The United Aircraft Corporation press service stated that the Russian technical experts would send the incident to Egypt. Help local colleagues investigate the accident.
In the spring of 2017 Russia began to supply Egypt with the MiG-29M / M2 fighters. According to the available data, Cairo will receive 46 such aircraft. Shipment is calculated by 2020.
The MiG-29M / M2 is the latest development opportunity for the famous MiG-29 hunter platform. The major differences between the new machine in the new radio electronics, the increased flight range and the advanced engines with thrust vector control. This version of the fighter was developed in the 2000s when developing a modernized version of the MiG-29K / KUB carrier warrior.