Minggu, Januari 24, 2010

Jet Fighter F-7 Myanmar Fall

A single-seat fighter jets Chinese-made F-7 Myanmar's Air Force crashed in Mingaladon air base during a training flight, according to eyewitnesses Yangon International Airport officials told Reuters news agency.

According to eye witnesses the pilot could not save himself, killed the incident place. The incident was one of the ten fatal incidents affecting Myanmar Air Force military aircraft since 1999.

Myanmar's military junta government was not able to buy weapons from Western countries and accused of gross human rights violation. Myanmar equip its armed forces with weapons made in China, Russia and India.

Russia and Myanmar have signed a purchase of 20 jet fighters MiG-29 worth 572.2 million dollars, after removing the Chinese-made fighter jets. Russia has sent 12 MiG-29 to Myanmar in 2001.

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