The MiG-31, the defense Ministry has engine failure on the way from Perm to Novosibirsk. In the result, the aircraft was forced to circle over the city, from which flew for the production of fuel remaining. After the fighter jet safely made emergency landing at the Perm airport Big Savino.

The refusal of the engine from the MiG-31, the source said in law enforcement bodies. The reason for the failure is unknown, said the source publication. “At the moment, the fighter produces over Perm fuel. Once out he will sit in the same airport (from which flew. – Approx., “- said the source. It was noted that combat aircraft are two members of the crew.

Later the source reported that the MiG-31 with a failed engine landed safely at the airport Bolshoye Savino in Perm, producing the fuel to an acceptable landing weight. A special Commission will now have to clarify a technical malfunction, which led to an emergency landing.

According to a source in the Perm edition of”Komsomolskaya Pravda”, the fighter during the flight, triggering the sensor that reported the engine failure. At 10:51 local time, the pilot reported the incident a failure of the ground services.

It is worth noting that earlier similar cases with the MiG-31 has already occurred, including in Perm. In may this year, the aircraft of this type had landed at the international airport Bolshoye Savino. Then in the cockpit also triggering the sensor “engine failure”.

In March, the MiG-31 made an emergency landing in the Krasnoyarsk region. During the flight load sensor failure of the left engine.

In January, the MiG-31 fighter jet during a training flight crashed during a training flight near the city of Kansk of Krasnoyarsk region. The plane began to fall after engine failure. The pilots managed to eject and was not injured.

In October 2015, the MiG-31 crashed in the Kamchatka region. Pilots were not injured. Before the plane disappeared from radar, returning to their base in Kamchatka Krai after a planned training flight.

The MiG-31 (NATO classification Foxhound – “Fox hound”) is a supersonic fighter-long-range interceptor designed to intercept and destroy airborne targets at low and high altitudes.

The aircraft was produced at the Nizhny Novgorod aircraft plant “Sokol”. In all, from 1976 to 1994, was released 533 aircraft of various modifications. The contract for the modernization until 2019 about 60 MiG-31 was signed with the defense Ministry in 2011.

The fighter defense on the way from Perm to Novosibirsk engine failure 01.12.2016

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