Russian Air Force MiG-31 Foxhound left engine caught fire during landing.
The Russian Ministry of Defense confirmed the malfunction of the MiG-31 fighter, which landed at the Bolshoi Savino airfield in Perm. At the same time, the military department notes that the landing was regular, and not emergency.
“ During the mandatory post-flight inspection, a malfunction was discovered, which is currently fixed,” the press service of the Central Military District notes.
The MiG-31 itself made a training flight.
In Perm, Bolshoye Savino Airport is used for both civilian and military aircraft. The military unit is adjacent to the airport. At the same time, the fire department at the airport is one and serves both civilian and military.