A Russian-made MiG-29 fighter plane crashed during a training flight in Egypt on Saturday, Russia's state-controlled United Aircraft Corporation was quoted by RIA news agency as saying.
The Egyptian military confirmed that a fighter jet crashed while training due to a "technical glitch in the control tools", adding the pilot managed to eject safely.
"We are in possession of the latest information about the crash of a MiG-29M belonging to the Egyptian army. Our technical experts will travel to Egypt very soon to help in the investigation," the Russian aircraft corporation said.
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United Aircraft Corporation, which unites Russian state-owned military and civilian aircraft construction companies, could not immediately be reached for comment.
Russia is due to supply 46 MiG-29 fighter planes to Egypt based on an agreement signed in 2015, Vedomosti newspaper said at the time, citing two sources in the aircraft industry.