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F-16 crashed in Egypt, crew died

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The F-16 fighter of the Egyptian Air Force, flying in the Suez Canal area, crashed, the pilots died, reports RIA News The message of the representative of the Ministry of Defense of the country Mohammed Samir.


F-16 crashed in Egypt, crew died
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From the report it follows that tonight the Egyptian Air Force conducted training flights. "For reasons unknown so far, the fighter lost control and crashed to the ground" near the city of Ismailia, near the Suez Canal.

"Currently, an investigation is underway, in the near future we hope to receive any information about the causes of the catastrophe," the security forces said.
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EPA / RITCHIE B. TONGO
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  1. seti
    seti 28 January 2016 12: 35 New
    +5
    This once again proves that you need to buy reliable and modern equipment. Such as Su-30 and Su-34. And in the future, Su-35
    1. gray smeet
      gray smeet 28 January 2016 12: 57 New
      0
      Maybe it was shot down? AND?
      1. Tatyana
        Tatyana 28 January 2016 13: 01 New
        +9
        It's a hard profession to be a pilot.
        One friend of mine, a pilot, once told me: “It happens that you board a plane and don’t know whether you will return or not. But you still want to fly, and you understand that it’s better than flying, I still don’t know anything else. ”
        Another civil aviation pilot once told me that "practice shows that the life of pilots is generally short. They do not all die by their death. Well, then you need to live your life so that you are well remembered, - to bring people how as much benefit as possible. " He said that and crashed after 2 years. He was a very good person. Mandatory. And he loved life very much. He treated everything in life like the last time. His son grew up and also chose his father's profession.
        1. paxil
          paxil 28 January 2016 13: 36 New
          +7
          Quote: Tatiana
          One friend of mine, a pilot, once told me: “It happens that you board a plane and don’t know whether you will return or not.

          Duck, you get in the car and you don’t know whether you will return or not request .
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    3. donavi49
      donavi49 28 January 2016 13: 00 New
      +4
      Su-xnumx are also falling. Any plane crashes sooner or later, it is a matter of raid and the number of sides. F-30 is now the most common aircraft in the world, and therefore fall once a week.
      1. Stas157
        Stas157 28 January 2016 15: 33 New
        +2
        He is also single-engine, which does not add to his reliability.
    4. Samen
      Samen 28 January 2016 13: 00 New
      +2
      That's right!
      Buy Russian DRY !!!
    5. Berg berg
      Berg berg 28 January 2016 13: 09 New
      -1
      soon the Indians will know when they start flying on rafals!)
    6. RUSIVAN
      RUSIVAN 28 January 2016 15: 52 New
      +2
      Does this only prove that all equipment can fail, or did you forget the recent example with the Mig 31, also during a training flight?
  2. Funnels
    Funnels 28 January 2016 12: 37 New
    17
    It happens. Horseradish with him, with iron, sorry for the pilots.
    1. Maksus
      Maksus 28 January 2016 13: 57 New
      +2
      Condolences to the relatives of the pilots. It is a pity that the catapult is not always a panacea.
  3. denni
    denni 28 January 2016 12: 38 New
    +3
    It’s a pity to people, but let the Amer pieces of iron fall — maybe they’ll decide to buy our cars?
  4. Const
    Const 28 January 2016 12: 39 New
    0
    They crashed into the ground. Oh and dark Egyptian nights.
  5. Primus pilus
    Primus pilus 28 January 2016 12: 41 New
    +1
    All that is heavier than air sooner or later falls.
  6. pavelty
    pavelty 28 January 2016 12: 50 New
    +2
    Well, technology, it is technology ... failures occur both with us and with them. they’ve even more often lately
  7. maksim
    maksim 28 January 2016 13: 09 New
    0
    the old equipment is falling, the crew is sorry
  8. Arktidianets
    Arktidianets 28 January 2016 15: 27 New
    +2
    Sorry for the pilots, no car
  9. voyaka uh
    voyaka uh 28 January 2016 15: 27 New
    +6
    F-16 requires careful maintenance and preventive maintenance.
    He does not forgive hacks.
    But if you keep it according to the instructions, it turns into an effective working
    a horse. And he can maneuver the battle, and work on the ground in the same way
    good.
    It is loaded, like a camel, all sorts of bombs and pylons
    and he pulls them perfectly on one engine.
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  10. hartlend
    hartlend 28 January 2016 19: 13 New
    0
    The loss of life is always a tragedy. Glands can be bought new.
  11. Mavrikiy
    Mavrikiy 28 January 2016 19: 14 New
    0
    "F-16 requires accurate maintenance and preventive maintenance."

    Exactly. Smart, Egyptians, flew on MiGs, ai shaitan arba. F-16, oh yakshi. But you have to pay.
    Our weapons are the best. Why? Because it is a tool.
    Amerovsky is a mechanism. I took a gun, take a workshop with me, it’s definitely useful.