Iranian MiG-29 fighter jet crashes

By khalidy at 2019-12-25 • 0 collector • 77 pageviews

An Iranian military fighter jet crashed on wednesday near a dormant volcano in the northwest of the country and its pilot reported missing.

State news agency IRNA said the jet went down at 9:00 am (0530GMT) near mount Sabalan, in the Lesser Caucasus range.

A search and rescue operation was underway for the pilot, who the army identified as col. Mohammadreza Rahmani, one of its most experienced fliers.

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