Russian Air Force MiG-31 Supersonic Interceptor Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing Following Landing Gear Failure

Russian Air Force MiG-31 Supersonic Interceptor Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing Following Landing Gear Failure

A Russian Air Force MiG-31 supersonic interceptor aircraft makes emergency landing following the loss of a main gear wheel.

A MiG-31 fighter jet made an emergency landing at Perm’s Bolshoye Savino Airport due to a malfunction, a source in the local emergencies agencies told TASS on Tuesday.

A MiG-31 made an emergency landing at Bolshoye Savino due to a malfunction,” the source said.

The press service of the Central Military District confirmed that the plane had landed in Perm with its tail landing gear wheel broken. The crew made a routine landing, the plane was not damaged.

The press service of the Central Military District confirmed that the plane had landed in Perm with its tail landing gear wheel broken. The crew made a routine landing, the plane was not damaged.

A flight control officer swiftly informed the commander of the plane that there was a problem with one of the back wheels. “The crew carried out the landing in a routine manner,” it added.

Military officials added that there were no injuries among the pilots or people on the ground. The plane also managed to avoid any damage, and technical staff began working to replace the broken wheel.

The MiG-31 is a uniquely Russian fighter jet fighter designated to intercept air targets at long ranges inaccessible for strikes by standard fighter jets. The fighters of this type are capable of providing network-centric combat control while operating with other aircraft.

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