An Egyptian Army MiG-29 fighter jet crashed during a training flight in Egypt.
The Russian-made Mikoyan MiG-29, went down due to flight control system error, according to pilot who managed to eject safely.
Under a 2015 deal between Moscow and Cairo worth $2.5 billion, Russia agreed to sell 46 MiG-29 fighter planes to Egypt and delivery from 2017 through 2020.
The MiG-29M/M2 is a fourth-generation multi-role fighter jet, which is an advanced variant of the classic Soviet MiG-29 fighter. The new model comes in two variants – a single-seat MiG-29M and a two-seat MiG-29M2, The new MiG-29M/M2 has a max airspeed of 2100km/h, with a range of 2700km, has airborne weapons broad nomenclature., both of which have been supplied to Egypt.